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July 4, 2022

Leporidae! He’s hippity-hoppity here!

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The staff at Raine & Horne in Ocean Shores were very happy to see this big fluffy fellow and Alice (in Wonderland) in their office on Thursday. Photo Tree Faerie.

One earthling who has come up out of the rabbit hole is the Easter bunny!

Mr Bunny and Alice also visited Murwillumbah. Photo Tree Faerie.

Mr Bunny and his good friends Alice from Wonderland and the Tree Faerie were invited by the folk at Raine & Horne to visit their offices and then do the rounds of Ocean Shores and Murwillumbah shopping centres with a basket chock full of eggs on Thursday, to the delight of dozens of children and quite a few adults.

While Alice and Mr Bunny hippity-hopped around the shops the Tree Faerie snapped photos of kids having way too much fun with everyone hoping that the chocolate laden Leporidae would find its way to their place on Sunday.


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