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Happy New Year 2017: World bids 2016 good bye

Pacific Ocean Nation New Zealand Was The First Country To Ring In New Year 2017 On Saturday At 4:30PM (IST).

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 01 Jan 2017, 07:30:19 AM

New Delhi:

Pacific Ocean nation New Zealand was the first country to ring in New Year 2017 on Saturday at 4:30PM (IST). 

Country’s capital Auckland became the first city in the world to burst into celebrations to welcome the New Year. 

Fireworks erupted from the 328m (1,080ft) tall Sky Tower in the city centre.

Polynesia and Pacific islands including Samoa, Tonga and Kiribati entered 2017 at 3:30 PM.

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First Published : 31 Dec 2016, 06:39:00 PM

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