Lights display an enchanting scene

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The Strand turned into a scene out of a fairy tale with hundreds of people braving the cold to see the Winter Nights | Winter Lights display last night.

The free, all-ages event features an interactive light installations by Angus Muir, a magical projection of light onto a cascading wall of water, food stalls and more.

Tauranga City Council's city events manager Gareth Wallis encourages people to head out tonight and check out the display.

“It's so easy to curl up in front of the fire and hibernate in winter. But Tauranga's Winter Nights | Winter Lights is designed to pull us out of our pyjamas, grab our woolly hats and embrace the colder months by coming together to celebrate.

“Winter Nights | Winter Lights will create a visually spectacular event right in the middle of the school holidays so you can keep the kids up a little bit later and enjoy the shows.”

If you missed it last night, don't fret. The display is on again tonight with light installations, laser shows on a cascading wall of water and food stalls.

Don't forget: buses are running on an extended hours schedule - check www.baybus.co.nz



3 Comments

@ Old Trucker

Posted on 15-07-2017 14:48 | By Hot stuff

Well said , my thoughts exactly

golly gosh

Posted on 15-07-2017 13:35 | By old trucker

How much did all this cost,and how many meetings did this take to set up, what a waste of ratepayers money,now we have this and steve checking our rubbish bins, what else will show up,was this all set up by a buddie electrician within TCC,just wondering, it would have cost$$$$ thousands would it not, my thoughts only on this,No1 is Sunlive for News,Thankyou, 10-4 out.

What time

Posted on 15-07-2017 11:19 | By nerak

and how long pleased, have missed that.

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