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Fireworks extravaganza returns to New Brighton

1 November 2011

Fireworks extravaganza returns to New Brighton

The annual Treetech Guy Fawkes Fireworks Spectacular returns to New Brighton Pier on Saturday 5 November to deliver an incredible display from 9pm.

The soundtrack to the spectacle will be simulcast on The Breeze on 94.5 FM, and spectators are encouraged to bring their radios and tune in to enjoy the complete experience.

Mayor Bob Parker urges people to come along and have plenty of fun, but to leave their own fireworks at home, and to be mindful of New Brighton’s alcohol ban.

“After an exciting few weeks of rugby celebrations, people can continue to enjoy the party atmosphere at a fun, relaxing event, and with your help, we’ll make this another great Guy Fawkes night that everyone can enjoy.”

Residents who plan to view the action from the Port Hills are advised to find ground-level vantage points this year – due to earthquake damage and risk of rockfall, many Port Hills roads are closed.

To ensure safety of pedestrians in the New Brighton area, the following roads will be partially or completely closed from 6pm:

• Marine Parade
• Oram Avenue
• Brighton Mall
• Beresford Street
• Hood Street
• Ida Street
• Union Street
• Seaview Road
• Mafeking Street
• Hardy Street
• Owles Terrace

People are advised to take the bus or drive in early and park on nearby streets.

Extra buses will be running to and from the event – phone 366 8855 or visit www.metroinfo.co.nz for more information.

To view a map detailing road closures, and for recommended access roads, visit www.ccc.govt.nz/communityevents

The annual event is run by the Christchurch City Council, with the support of Treetech and The Breeze. Postponement date is Sunday 6 November.

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