The water was turned rainbow, in a tribute to Australia's vote for same sex marriage, with excited crowds cheering as they welcomed the new year.
Explosions of colour also lit up the night in Auckland, with the country one of the first to see 2018, just after Tonga.
People donned corny hats, making outlandish resolutions and plans for the next year.
The last place or places to receive 2018 will be the tiny outlying islands of the US.
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