New Zealanders for the opportunity to drink in the New year they built the island
Several residents of new Zealand Coromandel has built an artificial island to the holidays to avoid the prohibition to drink alcohol in public places. About it reports BBC News.
During low tide in the estuary, Tairua, new Zealanders put the island out of the sand, put on a table, waited until the water returns, and began to celebrate the New year.
As writes BBC News, they claimed that they are in “international waters”, where there is a ban on drinking alcohol. “The islanders” drank all the new year’s eve, January 1, the island was still in place.
New Year’s revellers build sandcastle in Coromandel estuary to avoid liquor ban https://t.co/u9yWIh4h9K pic.twitter.com/VdQnfoMBRb
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Police inspector John Kelly called the idea creative, according to him, if he knew about the island, he probably would have joined its creators.
In Coromandel forbidden to drink alcohol in public places during the Christmas holidays. The penalty for this is about $ 180.