And this is the first day of Alert Level 2. Bill Hackman will be back with you tomorrow. Stay Safe.
8 a.m .: Wellington Bus Company’s hydrogen engine add-on trial shows 10% fuel economy.
A. Six-week trial by Wellington Bus Company Fuel consumption has been reduced by 10% to reduce the emissions of its diesel engines.
There are plans to install three more units in the coming months.
TransDev, the operator of Mana Newlands Coach Services, began testing new Australian fuel technology using hydrogen on one of its existing diesel buses in May.
“We are very pleased with the savings in fuel and expected emissions,” said Greg Pollock, managing director of TransDev.
The University of Otago’s main Wellington campus building will remain closed until 2024 at 4:30 p.m.
The University of Otago’s main Wellington campus building, which was. It closed abruptly last month due to earthquake fears., Is likely to remain closed for another three years.
Hundreds of staff and students were asked to work from home when the building was given an earthquake rating of 15% after an independent assessment. The quality of the new building., Which the university considered too dangerous for anyone working or studying inside the building.
“Staff were notified last week that the building could be at least 2024 before it can be used,” Dean and Campus Professor William Liwak said in a statement Tuesday.
The university owns the building, which was built in the mid-1970s.
Liwak said it was looking for alternative buildings with the help of “a large number of different organizations” so that staff and students could work and study together again in the “medium term”.
2pm: Park Slide Demolition Day is accused of breaking children’s limbs.
It entertained children for decades, but a slide in Wellington Park is now in pieces.
Workers cut off the Frank Kitts Park slide from the lighthouse until 10 a.m. Wednesday – an irrational end to the city sign.
Wellington City Council announced on September 3 that the slide, probably one of New Zealand’s longest, was to be canceled following its revelation. At least eight children broke their legs..
11.30am: Large theater decides not to operate under strict new epidemic laws.
A pair of New Zealand’s major theaters will not produce large under the new. Level 2 Epidemic Restrictions, Which limits the audience to only 50 people.
The move comes as cinemas and theaters across the country struggle to reopen for business and enact new laws.
Both the Circa Theater in Wellington and the Court Theater in Christchurch have decided not to operate under the new rules.
Gavin Rutherford, treasurer and councilor of the Circa Theater, said it was not economically feasible to stage a production for an audience of only 50 people.
“We can do it with a capacity of 100 people,” he said. “But 50 is not economically viable for us or the people who work for it. We have decided that no performance can go ahead.
He said prolonged Level 2 restrictions would force him to look for other ways to provide theater.
“If we’re in Level 2 by Christmas, we have to plan for the work that we’re funding.”
7.55am: 20-year-old Wellington twins turn ‘Evil Twins Coffee’ into a success story.
Feel like a change or a new level 2 coffee fix? Check out the Evil Twins coffee macha lol.
When 20-year-old twins. Stephanie and Natalie Chen.Trying to name his Wellington coffee shop, he posted a short list on Instagram. Evil Twins Coffee received the most votes.
Natalie says the name is appropriate because when she grows up, she will be asked who the bad twins are. “Who wants to be a good twin? It’s very boring.”
Their lettuce, which they call micha love, comes in jars, but not just jars of drinks on offer. There are also perky peach tea pots and triple shot jars.
“We never thought it would end, but now their jars are being kept in cafes near Macy’s University and Victoria University of Wellington,” said Stephanie.
Read on Mandy T’s full story here.
Wellington weather today
It looks like it will be a classic day in Wellington, with 12 degrees Celsius full of wind and rain. The rain should clear around 6 pm and the northwest will turn into strong south-eastern areas by late evening.
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!
The food festival will continue for another four weeks. The festival was suspended for 17 days and Burger Wellington for five days. Due to Delta variety appearance.
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.”