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Invercargill’s First Church members and nativity superstars (from left) Ellazae (3) and Tearliah Vaeau (7), Tangaroa Waddell (4), Mareikura Goodwin (2), Ava Stoneman (11) and Abigail Morrison (10) get ready for Christmas.

First Church minister Nyalle Paris said the nativity set was established to prepare for the lead up to Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services at the Tay St church. It would be a day “where we celebrate the greatest gift of all”, he said.

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