Wellington returned to level 19 alert level 2 today. Photo: Claire Melbourne, left, and Evie Gillan enjoying a picnic lunch at their Lyle Bay Bubble during Level 3.
Good morning Wellington, Bill Hackman with you again after a long lockdown break. Here’s everything you need to know about Penny’s “Independence Day.”
Wellington weather today
It looks like it will be a classic Wellington Day wind, full of wind and rain. Maximum 12 degrees Celsius. The rain should clear around 6 pm and the northwest will turn into strong south-eastern areas by late evening. The Met Service is forecasting 12 degrees Celsius.
Yahoo! We’re back to Level 2!
After a three-week lockdown, Wellington residents are free to mingle outside their bubbles, meet friends, and visit bars and restaurants.
The limit of 50 customers indoors and 100 for outdoor spaces has put pressure on bar and restaurant owners, who say it will be level 2. Non-profit for adults and magic for small ones..
Ziggy Zia, co-owner of Wellington Live Music Avenue San Fran, said they would not open under the 50-person limit.
“We’ve had a lot of shows that have sold over 100 tickets. It’s very difficult at 50 [people] To work with the place we are in, “Zia said.
MattLink warns of potential disruption.
MattLink warns that there may be some interruptions and capacity issues. As the bus returns to normal services after network lockdown, it also introduces a new timetable for some routes.
Remember, you still need to cover your face and sit on public transport.
In an unrelated case, all train services on the Virarapa line will be diverted from buses due to a faulty signal cable.
Check your bus or train service. Cancellation or warnings by following the link here..
Turn on your burger, Wellington!
Shepherd Elliott, owner and chef of Shepherd Restaurant, said the announcement of the reopening of the festival was “a relief and a little commotion”.
On Tuesday afternoon, Elliott saw a team of five people walking around the city collecting ingredients, and preparing the kitchen. “You’re looking at three days to get the restaurant ready.”