41 days ago

We Say/You Say: trans-Tasman bubble

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Kapi-Mana News

Hi neighbours!

After more than a year of closed borders, Australians and New Zealanders will soon be able to jet-hop between countries after the government announced that the trans-Tasman travel bubble is to be operational from April 19.

With quarantine-free travel now possible, are you more likely to head across the Tasman or travel domestically?

Fronting Australian media yesterday, Jacinda Ardern not only spoke of the excitement of families being able to be reunited, but also pitched New Zealand tourist activities to Australian viewers.

"If there is a hot spot in one of the states of Australia we may just act in the same way that another state would ... Just prepare that there may be disruptions, but what better place in the world to be stuck. Am I right?," she said.

The trans-Tasman bubble will operate on a three tier basis: Continue, Pause and Suspend. If there are a few cases in Australia linked to the border, quarantine-free travel will continue. Travel may be paused for 72 hours if there are rogue community cases and in the instance of a state or nationwide lockdown, travel will be suspended.

Share your thoughts below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comment featured in the Conversations page of the Kapi-Mana News.

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Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This should not be too hard. What is going on here?

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19 hours ago

Malicious email impersonating NZ Post circulating

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

New Zealand Post have published a warning to customers after several variations of a scam email were reported over the past 24 hours.

The email asks to correct personal details because of a failed parcel delivery.

The email directs the recipient to 'schedule a new delivery'. If any individual has received these emails, NZ Post has advised to delete it immediately.

In a statement sent to Neighbourly, NZ Post confirmed that it had taken 24 websites offline in relation to the scam.

For more information on the scam, please see the NZ Post's Cyber Security Alerts page.

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