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Creative people build mini-island to dodge NYE alcohol ban

Creative people build mini-island to dodge NYE alcohol banWhen it comes to New Year's Eve, people are more than happy to get creative if it means their party plans can go unhindered. On Sunday, a photo shared by David Saunders in the Facebook group Tairua ChitChat! began doing the rounds on social media. SEE ALSO: Lin-Manuel Miranda's tender New Year's message made the holiday a little less horrible It appears to show a group of New Zealanders sat drinking on a tiny island made of sand: New Year's revellers build sandcastle in Coromandel estuary to avoid liquor ban t.co/JihZYSEKkr pic.twitter.com/4Xw5HVh3Tm — Stuff.co.nz News (@NZStuff) December 31, 2017 The thing is, public drinking is currently banned in certain areas of Coromandel over the New Year period — and the suggestion is that this group purposefully constructed the mini island in order to get around the law. "It was great to see some Kiwis having a bit of fun," Saunders, who shared the photo, told the
BBC. Twitter seemed to share his attitude. Where can I get a visa to visit the island? t.co/M8kv4IaUvr — J.MICHAEL (@authorj_michael) January 1, 2018 I guess you could say my goals for 2018 found me t.co/pWIfEPzWaW — Will Barrett (@PeoplesElbow77) January 1, 2018 The best bit? Even local law enforcement didn't seem to mind too much. "That's creative thinking," Inspector John Kelly was quoted as saying by the
BBC.  "If I had known I probably would have joined them." WATCH: Sip, sip, pass—wine with THC is here

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