New Zealand breaks world record for the most people covered in paint


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The Independent Online

The world record for the largest group of people to be simultaneously covered in paint has been set in New Zealand.

A crowd of 4,171 people gathered in the Forsyth Bar Stadium at the University of Otago, Dunedin, to be splattered, sprayed and soaked in a total four tonnes worth of brightly coloured paint.

Such a feat had never been attempted before so Guinness World Record officials had to provide organisers with a base target to beat which they set at 4,000 attendees. This was certainly broken and the paint-drenched crowd celebrated wildly.