The judges have deliberated and the votes have been tallied.
The winners of the inaugural Maungatapere Merry Mailbox Competition are (drum roll please) ...
1st place - Leon Meyer
2nd place - Back 2 Basics ECE Christmas Creation
1st place - Back 2 Basics ECE
2nd - Darcy Wilson
Community Choice - Leon Myer (by 1 vote!)
Thanks to everyone who entered and voted. We can't wait to see what creations you come up with next year!
Wishing you all a safe and very merry Christmas and holiday season.
We love how serious people are taking their Mailbox Merriment.
To clarify, only the People's Choice award went on the number of votes via Facebook and they were counted at time of closing for the judging, 5pm Wed 20th December. The Merry Mailbox and Christmas Creation were judged by a panel of independent judges.