Explore the range of beautiful, mystifying and interactive lighting installations throughout Pukekura Park. The festival has lighting features created by both local and national artists. Click each feature below to find out where in the park it is - and what to expect when you get there!
ALPHA BETA GAMMA
These LED totems, representing the struggle from introvert to full bloom, lean loud and proud amongst nature’s own symbols of regeneration on Redwood Island
Found on Redwood Island
Woven amongst the trees and lit by UV black lights, Strung Out creates a digital wire frame effect that transforms the perception of space and makes for a wonderful dream-like visual.
Found at the Boat Shed to Bowl track
Using image and sound to give poetic visualisations of nature in stages of bloom, this multi-layered flora form sculpture will seduce and mesmerize audiences.
Found on the Smith Walk
Inspired by childhood memories of walking the glowing paths of the TSB Festival of Lights and gazing up at the stars, Nebula Now glitters neon bright among the trees with a canopy of colour to create a magical space.
Found at the Goodwin Dell Loop
Spectacular combinations of light, sound effects and soundtrack tell the story of the four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Found at the Rhodo Dell
TSB TUNNEL OF LIGHT
Expanded to include the surrounding trees, this bespoke archway decorated with thousands of dancing LED lights returns for its third and final year to further captivate audiences.
Step back in time again with a new glam soundtrack and way-cool cubist inspired 3D patterns.
Found on the Boat Shed Lawn
Take a walk through this candy-coloured dreamland and watch the colours change beneath your feet.
Found on the Tea House to the TSB Stadium walk
Don’t dip your toes in these waters… the top of the Main Lake is overtaken by LED eels that zig zag their way through the shallow waters.
Found at the Upper Main Lake
LED globes spring to life beneath the Mishima Torii Gate in a celebration of light, happiness and joy.
Found at the Japanese Hillside
MJF LIGHTING GLOW ZONE
The Children’s Play Area is awash with ultraviolet lights and transformed into a world of glowing shapes inspired by Pukekura Park and nature.
Thanks to students from Hawera Intermediate, Stratford Primary School, Opunake High School, Oakura School, West End School, Puketapu School and Manukorihi Intermediate.
Found at the Children's Play Area
Come and play with this giant musical instrument. Pull on the ropes to create your own sound and light symphony and see the bells dance!
Find them at The Rhodo Dell
GRUMBLEDORF THE SLEEPING GIANT
Tip toe your way to the Boat Shed to Bowl track and check out Grumbledorf’s new spot for summer. He might be snoozing but don’t let that stop you texting him and hearing about his big dreams!
Found at the Boat Shed to Bowl Track
Pukekura Park’s iconic Tea House on the Lake transforms into a giant lantern thanks to this large scale artwork teaming with luminous bursts of colour.
Found at the Tea House on the Lake
Fountain of Colour
The fountain comes to life and you are at the controls! Use the Fountain of Colour kiosk to pick your own show, or just stand back and watch the fountain dazzle and amaze. You can even test your reaction time against the Fountain’s Kiosk in a game challenge. Designed and created by Toulouse Group.