At 9pm on the 2nd of June, Wellington was the second of 50 Commonwealth Capital Cities taking part in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon event. This event celebrates 70 years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, and the Queen’s 70th Anniversary as New Zealand’s Head of State
The Beacon is lit on the on the steps to the Tangi Te Keo Mt Victoria lookout by former Governor-General Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Wellington Mayor Andy Foster.
Further information on the Beacons can be found on the Wellington City Council website.
For more about the Queen's Jubilee Beacon worldwide, click here.