Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

The Paul Kelly Motor Company Fireworks Spectacular

> 02 November 2007
>
> CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL MEDIA RELEASE
>
> > <>

> The Paul Kelly Motor Company Fireworks Spectacular
>
> Families are in for a treat of the senses on Monday 5th November, with a program set to be a light, sound and atmospheric sensation - but you'll need to tune your headphones into The Breeze 94.5 FM.
>
> The Paul Kelly Motor Company Fireworks Spectacular will start off with a brand new > "> light-chasing> "> sequence under the New Brighton Pier.
>
> Individually controllable light fittings attached to each column on the Pier will dance to a specially programmed arrangement for 10 minutes from 9 pm, illuminating the length of the pier in rolling sequences of colour, before the fireworks burst into the skies at 9.10 pm.
>
> The new lighting, designed by Grant Robertson from The LightSite, was commissioned by the Christchurch City Council as an initiative to enliven the pier and add atmosphere to this Christchurch landmark, and was installed about six months ago with light fittings that use a low amount of power, are clean, green and have a long lamp life.
>
> Then at 9.10 pm, the moment the watching city has been holding its breath for arrives, when the Paul Kelly Motor Company Fireworks Spectacular lifts the event skyward.
>
> Fireworks company Fused FX have designed a show with hundreds of pyrotechnic components utilising the length of the pier, a spectacle which has been choreographed to the soundtrack of > "> Wandering Eye> "> by Fat Freddies Drop.
>
> "> This music works well for fireworks as there are several quiet moments, drum lifts, tempo changes and highlight points,> "> says Mark Hakaraia, of Fused FX.
>
> Tune in to The Breeze 94.5 FM to enjoy the full audiovisual experience.
>
>
>
> GETTING THERE
>
> The Rawhiti domain will be open and offering free parking (access from Keyes Road).
>
> In addition to normal bus services, Metro will also be running extra buses to and from these key destinations:
> * Bus Exchange (Approx every 5-10mins from 7pm)
> * The Palms (Approx every 5-10mins from 7pm)
> * Eastgate Mall (Approx every 5-10mins from 7pm)
> * Westfield Riccarton (Approx every 5-10mins from 6pm)
> * The Hub Hornby (Approx every 5-10mins from 6pm)
> People who want to travel from Barrington or Northlands can catch the Orbiter to one of the key destinations above and transfer to reach New Brighton.
> Due to the popularity of the event, the public are advised to expect some traffic delays leaving Brighton after the fireworks.
> 9 pm: Lighting show on the pier; 9:10 pm Fireworks
>

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On National Being Shafted By Its Own Creation

As it licks its wounds, let’s hope the National Party can still find time to look back with some pride at what it has achieved in Epsom. The Act Party’s nationwide success on Saturday night has been a tribute to National’s foresight, and to its ability to pick winners. Others would have looked at the dying remnants of the old Act Party and written it off. Yet National needed an MMP partner and it saw the potential where no-one else did. And so it re-grew the Act Party in a petri dish in Epsom, and carefully nurtured it back to life... More>>

 


Border: No Changes To Border Exemptions After Fishing Crew Test Covid-19 Positive

The cases were detected after routine day three testing but the immigration minister and air commodore agree there's no need to change border exemptions. More>>

PSA: Labour-Led Government Has Mandate For Transformation, Equality And Transparency

The Public Service Association welcomes the progressive electoral landslide New Zealand voters delivered on Saturday, and the union says its members look forward to implementing policies that reduce poverty and inequality, support affordable housing ... More>>

ALSO:

Poll: Labour On 46%, National 31%, While Greens And ACT Both On 8%

Tonight's political poll puts Labour on 46 percent and National on 31 percent with just one day remaining until election day. More>>

ALSO:

NZ First: Winston Peters Returns To Tauranga In Final Campaign Sprint

NZ First leader Winston Peters is on the final campaign sprint after a marathon tour of the whole country as he fights for his political survival, writes Jo Moir. More>>

ALSO:


Stats NZ: New Report Shows Significant Changes To New Zealand’s Climate

Climate change is already happening in New Zealand and could have a profound impact on future generations of New Zealanders, a new report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ says. Our atmosphere and climate 2020 , released today, includes analysis ... More>>

ALSO:

Judith Collins: Obese People Must Take Responsibility For 'personal Choices'

National Party leader Judith Collins has described obesity as a weakness and says people should not 'blame systems for personal choices'. More>>

Māori Party: Poll Reveals Tamihere On Cusp Of Historic Māori Movement Election Victory

John Tamihere’s election campaign is on the rise and on track to return the Māori Party to parliament, a new Māori TV poll has revealed. The poll released on 11 October during the seventh and final Māori TV Maori Electoral campaign coverage has Tamihere ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Four-Year Terms Of Parliament, And On How The US Courts Are Dismantling Democracy

Last week, the issue of four-year parliamentary terms surfaced again. Infuriatingly, it is being discussed purely in terms of its convenience for political parties. They’d get so much more time to enact their policies, free of scrutiny or sanction by voters ... More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels