Lonely Planet Writer

Australia and New Zealand treated to Aurora Australis light show

Aurora Australis.
Aurora Australis. Image by A. Sparrow / CC BY 2.0

Not as famous as the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), the southern counterpart Aurora Australis has been putting on a show over southern Australia and New Zealand in recent days. Those who have braved freezing temperatures to capture the sensation have been busy sharing beautiful photos of the colourful night skies via social media. Thursday night was tipped to be another night for good viewings. Read more: bbc.co.uk