Newbie Santa is an NPC.
Newbie Santa is a festive NPC, available from event - [12-18-2007][News] Holiday Quest!. After getting 5 Shining Light, you can exchange with Newbie Santa. She'll either give you a Rudolph's Nose or a Holiday Card. If you exchanged enough to get a Rudolph's Nose and a Holiday Card, you can proceed to Santa to get a Candy Cane.
Note: Holiday Card is a quest item. It is rare and you cannot trade it.