31/12/2013 09:04 GMT | Updated 31/12/2013 09:15 GMT

New Year's Eve 2013 - Celebrations Around The World Welcome Us Into 2014 (PICTURES)

As 2013 draws to a close, people across the world kick start their new years celebrations welcoming us into 2014.

New Zealand being the first to mark the start of the new year with an impressive fireworks show let off from the Auckland Sky Tower shortly followed by other cities.

Take a look at our live picture gallery of celebrations from around the globe...

Photo gallery New Year's Celebrations Around The World See Gallery