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Waitangi Day, named after Waitangi where the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed, commemorates a significant day in the history of New Zealand. The #VectorLights show for Waitangi will start at 9pm and then play every hour until midnight. The synced music will be available here when the show goes live. See more of the story here



  • Apr 24
    Vector Lights for ANZAC Day

    Vector Lights will shine poppy-red, Saturday 24 April to Monday 26 April from 6pm until midnight to commemorate the servicemen and servicewomen, past and present, who have displayed courage and self-sacrifice serving our country. On the morning of the 25 April at 5am the show will play to coincide with dawn services.

  • Oct 05
    Vector Lights for Diwali Festival

    From 8pm to midnight see and hear Vector Lights celebrating Diwali. Known as The Festival of Lights, Diwali signifies the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil and the renewal of life. Shubh Diwali (Happy Diwali)! Show will play every 5 minutes.

  • Oct 18
    Vector Lights for World Energy Day

    This World Energy Day we’re highlighting the role energy plays in New Zealand’s journey to net zero carbon. Watch the history of energy and take a glimpse at Aotearoa’s new energy future. From 8pm. Show repeats every 30 minutes.

  • Dec 13
    Vector Festive for the Festive Season

    It’s going to be Auckland’s brightest festive season yet with Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge! The sustainable light show, and accompanying soundtrack, will countdown the 12 days of a Kiwi Christmas. The show will repeat every 15 minutes from Monday 13   to Friday 24 December from 9pm until midnight. See the lyrics here

  • Dec 31
    Vector Lights for new year's eve

    As the first international city to welcome in the New Year, Auckland’s iconic landmarks are turning on a visual extravaganza for lucky visitors and residents to feast their eyes on as they countdown to 2020. The lights will shine from 9pm ahead of the main show (and livestream) just before midnight.

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  • Feb 12
    vector lights for auckland pride festival 2021

    Auckland’s rainbow communities will come together to celebrate our unique mix of cultures, sexualities and gender identities in Aotearoa New Zealand’s most super-diverse city! See Vector Lights shine in rainbow colours with a light only show, in support of Auckland Pride Festival.

  • Feb 03
    vector lights for waitangi 2021

    Waitangi Day is a national holiday that commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between the tangata whenua  and the Crown. The show will play from 8:30pm and repeat every half hour until midnight. Read the story behind the light show design.

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