Tauranga kicked off the new year with a fantastic fireworks display that lit up the sky at midnight and welcomed the new year for one of New Zealand’s most popular summer holiday destinations.
Tauranga City Council and Western Bay of Plenty Police are appealing to Tauranga’s residents and visitors to put their own and their families’ and friends’ safety first while celebrating New Year’s Eve in Tauranga and especially at Mount Maunganui.
The small-scale youth event planned for Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre on New Year’s Eve has been cancelled due to low ticket sales.
Welcome 2018 with a night of family-friendly events and fireworks. Tauranga’s residents and visitors are invited to celebrate the start of the New Year with families and friends at Council’s community celebrations.
Councillors voted at yesterday's Council meeting to extend three temporary alcohol-free areas for this year’s summer and New Year’s Eve period.
Tauranga City Council, New Zealand Police and other key organisations will continue to work together towards a safer environment for Tauranga’s residents and visitors on New Year’s Eve.
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