30 days ago

Masks no longer compulsory for commuters

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Following the Government’s alert level 1 announcement Metlink has confirmed that face coverings will not be mandatory on board bus, ferry and train services from Tuesday September 22 2020. While some passengers may continue to wear face coverings out of personal preference, the focus for all passengers should now be on personal hygiene measures and tracking journeys. Metlink is encouraging all passengers to log their travel, using the Government’s COVID-19 tracing app for contact tracing purposes. For further updates check out the Metlink website metlink.org.nz/covid-19

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2 hours ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Who recognises this famous photo from the Stuff archives?
Hint: It has come to represents a pivotal moment in New Zealand history.

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1 hour ago

Voodoo Lily creates a rotten smell

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Have you smelt something rotten in the air lately? It might because the Amorphophallus Konjac is blooming and the stench is real!
Wellington Gardens have received complaints of blocked loos and dead animals, which confirm that the Voodoo Lily has reached its full smelly potential.
If you're keen for a smell of good cheese or rotten meat, pop into the Begonia House during open hours for a sniff.
It won't last long, as the plant stops smelling after a day or two!

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2 hours ago

Rare white tūī captured by Wellington photographer

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

It is not Feathered Friend Friday but a beautiful white tūī has been spotted in Wellington.
Thank-you Sean Gillespie for your lovely picture.