The Department of Conservation has drawn its battle lines to help protect the country’s rarest bird – the critically endangered New Zealand fairy tern.
Also known as tara iti, there are fewer than 40 adult birds in the species, so the department is doing all it can to ensure breeding is successful, with Pakiri and Mangawhai being among the sites manned seven days a week.
Auckland will shift down to alert level 3 lockdown at midnight tonight.
Businesses will be able to operate using contactless options for ordering, pick-up, delivery and payment.
The financial blow of Covid-19 lockdowns on business has been harsh.
Are you planning to support a local business in alert level 3, and if so which one?
Make sure to update any manual clocks (don't forget about our older neighbours who might need a helping hand) and have a wonderful spring weekend!
Hey neighbours, welcome to alert level 3!
Cafes can operate but only for contactless pick-up or delivery.
Where did you get your first takeaway coffee?
Please post a photo and describe why you picked this place!