Paid parking on weekends looks set to stay. Wellington Mayor Andy Foster campaigned on restoring free central city parking on Sundays, and included it in his "first 150 days" plan. But as the council seeks public engagement on a review of parking policies, Foster admitted he didn't have the votes to pass free Sunday parking. Would free parking make you visit the CBD more?
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Wellington health authorities are redistributing coronavirus vaccines across the region to try to ensure the most vulnerable people are inoculated – in case supplies run out before the next Pfizer shipment arrives.
This effort to eke out the remaining doses comes amid soaring demand for Covid tests and for vaccinations as the capital region nervously awaits news on the infected Sydney traveller who visited a range of eateries and tourist attractions in central Wellington over the weekend.