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The Gathering, 31 December 1997

Nearly 8,000 revellers attended the second manifestation of The Gathering on top of Tākaka hill, on 31 December 1997 and 1 January 1998. While alcohol was forbidden, many revellers used other drugs.

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Arts, culture and science', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/28982/the-gathering-31-december-1997 (accessed 6 June 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015