15 Jun 2020

Wanaka community having Christmas in June to spread cheer

From Morning Report, 8:57 am on 15 June 2020

A South Island community is on a mission to spread "the joy of Christmas" yes, in June to people in need of some cheer in a town struck hard by Covid-19.

The Wanaka community is hosting a mid-winter Christmas this Friday for up to 150 people who might be feeling lonely or in need of a good meal.

Yeverley McCarthy is the chairperson of the Wanaka Community Hub.

She speaks to Susie Ferguson.