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WELLINGTON TODAY, AUGUST 20: Extra Air NZ flights and intersender sailing, soup kitchens are providing food during lockdown

Marina Wellington, Bill Hackman, with everything you need to know about living in the Wellington area on Friday at Level 4 Lockdown. As of Thursday afternoon, there are 21 Cowed 19 community cases, all in Auckland and all confirmed. More contagious delta type.

Additional services for people trying to get home.

Air New Zealand and InterSealand have confirmed that they will operate additional services today.

This meant that those who wanted to fly out of Queen Stone or who needed to take the ferry had to go home by 11.59pm on Friday night.

Greg Foran, chief executive of Air New Zealand, said the airline estimated that 600 people needed flights.

About 600 people are still waiting for flights outside Queen Stone.

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About 600 people are still waiting for flights outside Queen Stone.

It will operate two flights from Queen’s Town to Wellington on Friday and five flights from Queen’s Town to Auckland.

These flights will be available for booking through Air New Zealand’s website.

After a 24-hour extension by the government for those attempting to return home, the inter-cylinder is being installed on additional Aratir boats on Friday to provide extra space.

Kiarahi will remain on its normal schedule and passenger bookings will now be open for Friday boats.

Walter Rushbrook, executive general manager of InterSealand, said: “Only people who go home should make a booking and proof of address is required at check-in.”

Queenstown Airport was busy but quiet as thousands of North Islanders boarded flights outside the resort during the Level 4 lockdown.

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Queenstown Airport was busy but quiet as thousands of North Islanders boarded flights outside the resort during the Level 4 lockdown.

“We expect that the demand for bookings will increase and people have limited time to go home, so it’s very important that only those who have a good reason to travel travel,” said Rushbrook.

The threat of Covid 19 has been reduced at terminals and ships.

“We will continue to operate with additional security precautions, so that cargo and cargo can be moved across the country during the Quaid response,” Rushbrook said.

“After the homecoming period for the trip ends at 11.59am, and if we are still at Level 4, members of the public will not be allowed to travel on the ferry unless they are a necessary worker or have a valid reason to travel. Yes, as allowed by the Ministry of Health. “

Read the full story of Siobhan Downs. Here.

Wellington Airport is open for essential travel.

Passengers will be greeted by aviation security staff and must provide proof of travel, for example returning home or at work. People need to wear masks at the terminal and on all flights. For details on changing flight schedules, passengers are advised to contact their airline.

Masks are a must at all essential stores.

Must be worn by people over 12 years of age. Face mask When accessing essential services such as visiting supermarkets, pharmacies, dairies and service stations.

Masks should now also be worn in bus terminals and taxis.

Masks are now required when accessing essential services.

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Masks are now required when accessing essential services.

Endowment Laird said Foodstuffs New Zealand, which operates New World, Pak NCway and Four Square, would not be allowed to enter the store if they did not cover their faces.

“If a user refuses to cover their face and doesn’t come within the discount, we encourage them to try our online offer,” Laird said.

Masks will be offered in shops but people are encouraged to bring their own masks.

People will be required to wear masks as a condition of entry to the countdown shops.

A single masked man crosses Willis St. in Wellington.

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A single masked man crosses Willis St. in Wellington.

Kerry Haneefen, general manager of corporate affairs, safety and sustainability, said: “Consumers will see signs reminding them that masks are a condition of entry and we will also have masks available to consumers to encourage them. Coins. “

“If consumers become aggressive and refuse to wear masks, New Zealand police advise that our supermarket team members should not enforce it because it is too dangerous,” Hanifin said.

“We strongly hope that all New Zealanders will do the right thing and wear masks so that our team is not put in this position.”

The soup kitchen is still working.

Wellington’s Sympathy Soup Kitchen is preparing to provide 200 hot meals a day.

Kitchen manager Gary Sutton said the fish soup is shared between the kitchen staff and two small dedicated teams of volunteers.

In addition to its regular meals, it was providing the Wellington City Mission with 45 hot meals for the people, 14 meals for the Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust in T Po Puri, and 12 meals for the Women’s Shelter at Mount Victoria. ۔

Sutton said soup kitchens have been the recipients of thousands of school lunches since the schools closed.

Last year, she was photographed serving people during a lockdown in a Wellington soup kitchen.  It is still serving the people this year.

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Last year, she was photographed serving people during a lockdown in a Wellington soup kitchen. It is still serving the people this year.

“We’ve been able to hand over many of them to one of the Murray and Wellington City missions in Lower Hut who returned the favor by giving us another 400 school lunches today.”

Local Wellington businesses can donate unused stock to ensure it is not wasted using social distance and proper PPE gear, but it must first be arranged with the kitchen.

The kitchen is open on Level 4, with meals between 12 noon and 1 pm every day of the week at the T.R. at 132 Tory St.

The lunch bag includes fruit dessert, bread, snacks and a school lunch pack as long as there is stock in the kitchen.

“No one needs to go hungry,” Sutton said.

Wellington weather.

First with the northwest, fine today, then some rain in the late morning with a fresh south change. Then, recovering during the afternoon.

The Met Service is forecasting 13 degrees Celsius and at least 4 degrees Celsius.

Places of interest

The list of places of interest for those who may have been in contact with Covid 19 continued to grow but was limited to Auckland and Coromandel until Thursday evening.

Follow the link to Ministry of Health site for current list of locations.

How to get Coved 19 test in Wellington.

If you are sick, have one. Covid19 symptoms Or make sure you join. Places of interest in current affairs Then call your doctor and get tested. You can also call the health line on 0800 358 5453. Follow the link to search. Testing stations in Wellington and K.۔Petty. To find a testing station. Hit Valley, follow this link..

If you are ill, have any of the symptoms of Covid 19 or believe you have been in areas of interest related to current issues, call your doctor to arrange a test.  You can also call the health line on 0800 358 5453.

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If you are ill, have any of the symptoms of Covid 19 or believe you have been in areas of interest related to current issues, call your doctor to arrange a test. You can also call the health line on 0800 358 5453.

Vaccine booking.

Covid 19 is a vaccination program. Resumed But some vaccine sites may still be closed.

They will operate under Alert Level 4 conditions. Due to the need for physical distance, fewer people will be vaccinated and some appointments may need to be postponed.

If you do not hear anything, please come to your appointment as scheduled.

Follow the link for more. HealthPoint information and updates.

Free parking for essential workers in the city center.

Metered and coupon parking will be free in the Wellington Central Business District for essential workers during the lockdown. Illegal parking will continue.

A lone person waiting for a bus during Alert Level 4 lockdown.

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A lone person waiting for a bus during Alert Level 4 lockdown.

MetLink services for running Saturday timetables.

Bus and train services will move to level 4 of Saturday’s timetable. Snapper, 10 trip tickets and monthly pass will be the only form of valid fare. Harbor ferry services will not work. Follow the link to Metlink timetable information.

Wellington Garbage and Recycling at Level 4.

In Wellington, garbage will still be collected, but there will be changes to the recycling curbside collection, says Emily Taylor Hall, waste operations manager. For glass recycling on Friday, residents are asked not to put their glass recycling on the curbside as there will be no storage for glass.

“We ask residents to grab their glass crates for the next fortnight if they have space,” said Taylor Hall.

For glass recycling on Friday, residents are asked not to put their glass recycling on the curbside as there will be no storage for glass.  (File photo)

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For glass recycling on Friday, residents are asked not to put their glass recycling on the curbside as there will be no storage for glass. (File photo)

Co-mixed recycling, which is in wheelbarrows or recycling bags, will continue to accumulate, but will be filled to the brim until the Sea View sorting facility reopens. “Residents should keep their bins and bags on the curbside for general collection. We do not recommend joint recycling storage for health and safety reasons,” said Taylor Hall.

Poriruva City and Capitol District will operate a similar system in which curbside waste and recycling are ongoing, while a combination of glass recycling is suspended during Level 4.

Porreva City Council has suspended the collection of glass for Invervest and low-cost customers, and the collection of rubbish on the front and back doors will also be stopped.

Hit City Council has asked residents to stop their recycling for now.

Landfills in the Wellington region were closed to the public and sorting of recycled goods was suspended.

Capitol Coast District Council encouraged households to purchase less packaging and reuse containers for other purposes. People were told to squash recycling and avoid heavy collectors with heavy containers.

Follow the Stuffs link for the latest news from around the country. Coved 19 Live Blog. For regular updates and insights.

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