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Where to See Aurora Australis in NZ

Where to See Aurora Australis in NZ

Away from the main cities, New Zealand’s “velvety black skies are a milky swirl of celestial galaxies story,” writes Kate Springer in an article for CNN. “And then there’s the…

Queenstown One of the Best Places to See Southern Lights

Queenstown One of the Best Places to See Southern Lights

The southern lights or aurora australis are the southern cousin to the aurora borealis and can best be seen from the most southern of landmasses, such as Tasmania, New Zealand and Antarctica, writes Jennifer…

Aurora Australis Tourists See Lights of Their Life

Aurora Australis Tourists See Lights of Their Life

The first commercial flight to view the Aurora Australis landed in Dunedin, with 130 star-struck passengers sharing the experience on social media. TVNZ reporter Mark Hathaway, who was onboard the Air New Zealand flight,…

Aurora Australis over Queenstown, NZ

Aurora Australis over Queenstown, NZ

Watch this beautifully filmed video of the Aurora Australis over Queenstown, New Zealand.

South Island Skies Illuminated by Aurora Australis

South Island Skies Illuminated by Aurora Australis

Local photographers Stephen Voss and Blair Pattinson braved freezing temperatures in the South Island to capture images of the Aurora Australis, a natural light display in the sky. A solar storm meant that the Aurora…

Aurora Australis Lights Up Southern Sky In Sensational Display

Aurora Australis Lights Up Southern Sky In Sensational Display

Due to a rare geomagnetic storm a magnificent light display was visible in certain areas of New Zealand and Australia. The Aurora Australis, also known as the Southern Lights, was captured clearly over the skies…