Story: Chatham Islands

Millennium sunrise

Millennium sunrise

The sun rises over South East Island, Chatham Islands, at 5.45 a.m. on 1 January 2000. The Chatham Islands was the first land to welcome the third millennium.

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Photograph by Don Merton

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Rhys Richards, 'Chatham Islands - Chatham Islands places', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 June 2023)

Story by Rhys Richards, updated 1 May 2015