New Zealand becomes one of the first countries in the world to welcome the New Year 2021.
The geographical position close to the International Date Line leads New Zealand to welcome a new Solar Year each time.
Fireworks were let off in some areas, including Tauranga’s waterfront, and in Auckland, a light display on the Harbour Bridge illuminated the city’s skyline.
New Zealand celebrates the New Year with a fireworks show https://t.co/DlxaBuRHLm— Reuters (@Reuters) December 31, 2020
However, like the rest of the world this time New Year Celebrations are not the same amid the COVID-19 pandemic.