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"The Great '08"

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  • Mon 31 Dec ’07 – Tue 1 Jan ’08


Palmerston North CBD, The Square, Palmerston North, Manawatu / Whanganui

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  • Free Admission

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Bryan Adams

This year Palmerston North's New Years Eve celebrations in The Square promises to have something for everyone! It is a unique event for people of all ages to enjoy in a safe and alcohol free environment. Bring something to sit on and a picnic or simply sample the many food stalls at the event.
We have the biggest line-up of local national and international attractions ever assembled in The Square in one night!

Shane Cortese and the Class of '58 - It’s Rock and Roll heaven as the star of ‘Shortland St’ and ‘Outrageous Fortune’ and his Auckland based band sing the best of the 50s tunes made popular by Elvis, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Ricky Nelson and others. Not to be missed!
Strike Percussion - Australasia’s leading percussion ensemble come direct from The Bowl of Brooklands, guesting with Sir Elton John! Strike are a critic's delight – according to the Sydney Morning Herald - “energy, verve, imagination and mind boggling skills” – “Sensational”!
That 80s Band - A journey of pop and rock nostalgia through the 80s with Wellington’s leading 80s tribute band. Remember Duran Duran, Wham, Bon Jovi, Culture Club, Bryan Adams and more. The clothes, the songs, the shoes, the synth moves and – Of course, who can forget -the big hair!
Children's Variety Entertainment Starring the Plops - The Plops will introduce children to the exciting world of Ploppyville. Original sing along music and easy to learn dance movements, in a highly interactive show for all youngsters. Also featuring an exciting mixture of dance and music by local dance groups.
Summer Nights - Manawatu’s best of the best present a non-stop fast moving singing dancing revue starring Erna Ferry, Ian Harman and a brilliant Company of 8. Don’t miss their tribute to the songs from ”Hairpsray”
Also there will be James Bailey who is Palmerston North’s exceptional 18-year-old Blues guitarist
Children's New Year Countdown - The kids can celebrate New Year's Eve in style this year with their own countdown to The Great ’08! Promises lots of surprises.
Spectacular Fireworks Display- More colour, more variety, bigger bangs than ever!!
Don't miss this amazing and full show of entertainment and fun.

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