6 Dec 2023

Hawkes bay pensioner's Christmas display vandalised

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 6 December 2023

A Waipukurau pensioner who for has for years dressed-up as Santa and gifted presents to local children, has had his front lawn Christmas display trashed.

Ken Mildenhall, who also volunteers at the local op shop, was away on Saturday night and returned to find the display destroyed by vandals.

Ken says his wasn't the only one hit.

Ken Mildenhall speaks to Lisa Owen.