New Year 2020: New Zealand Enters New Decade With Massive Firework Display

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New Zealand has welcomed the New Year in a grandiose style with spectacular fireworks and huge celebrations in Auckland and Wellington, as per reports.

Written By Sounak Mitra | Mumbai | Updated On:
New Year 2020

New Zealand has welcomed the New Year in a grand style with spectacular fireworks and huge celebrations in Auckland and Wellington. Scores of people gathered at vantage points for Auckland's Sky Tower where lasers and animations were organised along with the fireworks to kick off the 2020 New Year. According to the reports, New Year celebrations were in full swing down at Federal St in Auckland's CBD as the fireworks were displayed from the Sky Tower. People also gathered at Silo Park, Bastion Pt, and Mt Eden while on the North Shore, Bayswater Marina, Devonport's Mt Victoria and Queens Parade that offers good vantage points. 

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New Zealand begins the celebration

Many gathered in the central city to party, dance and spend time with their loved ones at Federal St from 5pm. 

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Celebrations to move to Australia

The New Year celebrations will now move to Australia and all the eyes will be on the iconic fireworks of Sydney, which was under threat due to catastrophic ongoing bushfires. An online petition was initiated six weeks ago demanding the cancellation of the fireworks and has been signed by more than 2,60,000 people. The city spokesperson appreciated the concerns of the public but added that preparations and planning for the New Year’s Eve started 15 months ago. 

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