Kōrero: Anniversaries

Millennium celebrations at Gisborne

As the first major settlement in the world to see the sun rise on the new millennium, Gisborne had a major celebration. Watch this footage of the people gathered on Midway Beach watching the sun rise, and the festivities that followed. The Gisborne event was broadcast around the world. Internationally famous opera singer Kiri te Kanawa, as home-town girl, was the starring performer.

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Jock Phillips, 'Anniversaries - Anniversaries since 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/43041/millennium-celebrations-at-gisborne (accessed 2 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012