7 Dec 2008

Parade in Christchurch

7:47 am on 7 December 2008

Central Christchurch will be closed to traffic on Sunday afternoon for the city's 61st Santa Parade.

Some 135 groups are taking part in the 1.6km parade, which usually draws a crowd of more than 120,000.

The parade starts at Moorhouse Ave at 2pm and ends in Kilmore Street at 3.30pm.