Posts Tagged ‘Santa’

Young boy asks if God “loves me for being gay?”

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Every year hundreds of thousands of children send letters to Santa through the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Operation Santa, a program that seeks to put those letters in the hands of organizations and individuals who can respond and send a thoughtful gift on Santa’s behalf. And each year, the USPS shares some of the Read more

Nelson Santa Parade Trust steps down after Māori Santa controversy

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

A new organiser is being sought for the Nelson Santa parade after organisers quit following the Māori Santa backlash. Nelson councillor Gaile Noonan said a new organiser for the parade would be announced this week. Read more Related Posts:Thousands sign petition against massive new housing…Construction begins on cabin community for homelessMore than two thirds of Read more

Reclaiming Santa from the clutches of Coca-Cola

Friday, December 9th, 2016

One man is on a mission to take back Santa from the corporate clutches of Coca-Cola for the sake of future generations. And he’s starting with the giant Christmas display at the Clarence Street Pak ‘n Save in Hamilton – which is hard to miss. Continue reading Related Posts:Venice should be a livable city, not Read more

Santa goes user pays at upmarket department store.

Friday, November 25th, 2016

It’s that time of year – when parents are bracing themselves to take the kids to see Santa. And it seems plenty are willing to pay for the privilege of skipping long queues. Tickets to do just that at Auckland department store Smith & Caughey’s cost $30 and are selling fast. continue reading Related Posts:Not Read more

Santa walks into a bar: “Sorry, we’re claused”

Friday, December 20th, 2013

If sarcasm is the lowest form of wit, then punning must have a reputation almost as undesirable. A joke that can be greeted only with a groan or, better still, complete silence, can hardly be a real joke now, can it? Santa walks into a bar and the barman says: Sorry, we’re claused. But punning Read more

Jesus and Santa were white men: Fact

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Fox News host Megyn Kelly caused controversy last week when she said that that not only is Santa Claus white but Jesus Christ is too. On her Wednesday programme, while talking with a panel about a piece in Slate, “Santa Claus Should Not Be A White Man Anymore”  (the author suggested Santa should be a penguin). Read more