Every year parishes and families put up nativity scenes in their churches and homes. We have invited parishes and individuals to send us photos of their nativity scene or “crib”. They are very diverse, often reflecting the cultures found in parishes or the culture of a family.
Nativity in the bush
A different kind of nativity scene
Nativity scene from St Patrick’s Church, Masterton
Bavarian nativity made from pewter from Ann Williams from the Cathedral parish.
Holy Family Parish, Porirua
Stable made from two beer boxes
A nativity scene from Belgium, the size of a thumb. It belongs to Tony de Joux from St Francis of Assisi Parish.
Nativity embroidered in cross stitch by Bridget Taumoepeau from Ss Mary and Joseph Parish Otaki and Levin
Nativity from Ludeth Mariposa from Our Lady of Hope Parish
Nativity from Maureen Braakhuis from Wellington South