I was right on Sydney Harbour for New Year’s Eve. These are photos of the iconic cityscape as the sun set and the fireworks were set off to ring in the New Year.

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The calm before the storm

1. The calm before the firestorm.

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The sun begins to set

2. The sun begins to set.

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The Sydney sky darkens

3. The Sydney sky darkens.

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Sydney switches it on

4. Sydney switches it on.

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The Harbour slowly wakes up

5.The Harbour slowly wakes up.

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The Opera House in technicolour

6. The Opera House in technicolour.

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The show begins

7. The show begins.

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Lights in the night sky

8. Lights in the night sky.

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Firework frenzy

9. Firework frenzy.

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Firework frenzy

10. The harbour in pink and white..

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A cloud of smoke covers the bridge

11.A cloud of smoke covers the bridge.

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Arc de Harbour Bridge

11.Arc de Harbour Bridge.