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When the Auckland harbour bridge lights up at 12.01 am on Wednesday 16th May, it will signal the beginning of world-wide celebrations for the International Day of Light.   The six-minute Vector light and sound show will depict light and energy from the earliest origins of human settlement in New Zealand, through the Maori creation story, to the possibilities for a future world harnessing the true potential of energy and light technologies.  Chair of the New Zealand Committee for the International Day of Light, Professor David Hutchinson, today announced that with Vector lighting up of the bridge, New Zealand would once again lead the world in the celebrations of a United Nations light event.  “Three years ago New Zealand led the world in celebrating the International Year of Light, the initiative of New Zealander Professor John Dudley, who worked for many years to secure an International Year of Light to raise awareness of the achievements of light science and its applications. This time, the UN is celebrating the first official International Day of light, and once again, New Zealand leads the celebrations.”  – Click here