Snow on Cuba Mall in central Wellington (HD) from Ro Tierney on Vimeo.

Well, it snowed this week in Wellington for the first time in 40 years! There was rumor we were going to experience a big winter storm "coming up from Antarctica", but everyone was skeptical that there would actually be snow. I, on the other hand, couldn't get over a storm coming from Antarctica! I mean, that sounds cold!

Anyway, on Monday we were on campus handing out hot drinks to get the word out about an event we were doing...and the next thing we knew we could see big flakes falling from the sky! All of the students ran outside and started dancing in the snow. It was priceless. And for most of them, the first time they had seen snow. There were pictures being taken, snow ball fights, and lots and lots of dancing.

The snow didn't last long, and by Monday evening it had turned to sleet. And the rest of the week was bitter cold and wet...but not pretty snow wet. Oh well, I'm glad we were able to experience such a monumental occasion. I love the video, it captures some of the priceless expressions and the simple joy of snow :)

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