It is 2023 in New Zealand! A video shows crowds of excited people watching on as a countdown is displayed on the Auckland Sky Tower.

Lights can be seen dancing across the Auckland Harbour Bridge as well. New Zealand is one of the first countries in the world to celebrate the New Year.

As midnight struck, the dark sky lit up with splendid fireworks and the excited cheering of visitors, as they ushered in the New Year.

The UAE is all set in its preparations to ring in 2023. Crowds of people are getting ready to celebrate at midnight, with multiple emirates hosting a wide variety of events.