A high-spirited crowd and great weather conditions made for a picture perfect 2020 Christmas Parade in Te Awamutu.
The joint Te Awamutu Rotary and Waikato Construction Management Ltd (WCML) event saw hundreds of spectators line the streets on Saturday.
Thirty-four high quality floats made the task of judging extremely difficult, organisers said. Some floats had multiple vehicles attached – one was the hot rod club which polished up 14 cars for the occasion.
The award for the Best 2020 Float went to the Imperious Dance Company, while the People’s Choice Award for 2020 went to Little Minds Early Learning Centre. The runners-up Child and Youth Float 2020 went to the Te Awamutu Girl Guides.
The Best Commercial Business Float 2020 went to Rosetown Motor Group, with the runner-up award going to Mad Hatter Costume Hire. The Best Club and Community Group 2020 went to the Falun Dafa Association, with runners-up listed as the Kiwanis Club of Te Awamutu.