83 days ago

Poll: Are you planning to hit the bars this weekend?

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

Wellington's bars will reopen for the first time under alert level 2 on Thursday, and owners are praying for punters to come out in their droves.

Hospitality New Zealand Wellington branch president Matt McLaughlin is fearing for the future of the capital's bars.

"Courtenay Place which, to me, is New Zealand's premier entertainment precinct could be wiped off the face of the Earth in two months, which is really concerning."

There will be strict rules in place, with bar patrons seated, separated by a metre, and served by a single person.

To read more, click here.

Are you planning to hit the bars this weekend?

Are you planning to hit the bars this weekend?
  • 7.5% Yes, I'll be out on the town tonight or this weekend
    7.5% Complete
  • 36.1% No, I'll be avoiding bars for the time being
    36.1% Complete
  • 56.3% No, the nightlife is not for me
    56.3% Complete
451 votes
More messages from your neighbours
14 minutes ago

How have you reacted to the news

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

Hi neighbours

The discovery of four Covid-19 cases outside of managed isolation on Tuesday has ended New Zealand's 102 day streak without community transmission. As a result, Auckland has returned to level 3, while the rest of New Zealand step back to level 2.

For those of us outside of Auckland, it means maintaining physical distancing of 2 metres, no more than 100 people at gatherings, and considering working from home if possible.

How have you reacted to the news? Are you now working from home? Are you wearing a face mask when you leave the house? And be honest, have you panic-bought toilet paper?

For the latest, click here.

Stay safe everyone and take care of each other.

38 minutes ago

What moving to level 2 means for the rest of NZ

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

On Tuesday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced there were four new Covid-19 cases in the community.

Auckland moved into level 3 at midday on Wednesday, and the rest of the country into level 2.

Kiwis outside of Auckland can still continue to go to work and school, with physical distancing, and are advised to wear masks in public.

Businesses can open to the public if they are following public health guidance, which includes physical distancing and record keeping.

In terms of gatherings, New Zealanders must not travel to events with more than 100 people. This includes weddings, birthdays, funerals and tangihanga.

The Government advises all Kiwis to practise good hygiene and stay home if sick.

For more information on what the different alert levels mean for you, click here.

1 hour ago

Sale in Brooklyn: home sells for $890,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A home at 268 Mitchell Street in Brooklyn has sold for $890,000.

The 120sqm home is smaller than most homes in Brooklyn.

The three-bedroom home has one bathroom and its capital valuation is $740,000. The median CV in Brooklyn is $800,000. This home sold on June 18, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.