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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Here's How COVID-19 Is Affecting New Zealand's Hospitality and Arts Scenes

Here's where you can stay up to date on how coronavirus is impacting your city.
By Concrete Playground
March 21, 2020
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  • Travel & Leisure

    Australia and New Zealand's Trans-Tasman Bubble Has Been Suspended for At Least Eight Weeks

    With three Australian states currently in lockdown, New Zealand has once again paused quarantine-free travel.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Quarantine-Free Travel Is Set to Resume Between New Zealand and Some Australian States

    From Sunday, July 4, New Zealand will restart the trans-Tasman bubble with Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Quarantine-Free Travel Between Australia and New Zealand Has Been Paused

    New Zealand has suspended the trans-Tasman bubble until at least Tuesday, June 29 due to the growing number of locally acquired COVID-19 cases across Australia.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Quarantine-Free Travel Between NZ and NSW Has Been Paused Due to Sydney's Latest Outbreak

    The suspension has been put in place for 72 hours initially, and will be under constant review.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Quarantine-Free Travel Between New Zealand and Victoria Is Set to Resume

    Almost a month after it was suspended due to the recent COVID-19 cluster, the trans-Tasman travel bubble will reopen to Victoria.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Quarantine-Free Travel Between New Zealand and Victoria Has Been Paused

    The New Zealand Government has suspended the travel bubble after five locally acquired COVID-19 cases were identified in Melbourne this week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Quarantine-Free Travel Between New Zealand and New South Wales Has Been Paused

    The New Zealand Government has suspended the travel bubble after two locally acquired COVID-19 cases were identified in Sydney this week.

  • Food & Drink

    These Auckland Restaurants Are Offering New Takeaway and Delivery Options to Help You Eat Well at Home

    Eateries across the city are adapting because of COVID-19, and from next week will be offering deluxe three-course meals, charcuterie hampers and DIY burger kits.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ten Films About Pandemics, Contagions and Outbreaks You Can Stream Right Now

    Watching films like 'Contagion' and 'Outbreak' right now can be weirdly comforting, but do remember it is still fiction.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The New Zealand Government Has Announced a Mass Closure of Non-Essential Services

    All bars, restaurants, cafes, gyms, cinemas, pools, museums, libraries, playgrounds will close from midnight Wednesday, 25 March.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Best Virtual Events to Hit Up If Cabin Fever Is Starting to Set In

    Get 'out of the house' with live opera, gallery tours and couch choirs.

  • Travel & Leisure

    New Zealand ANZAC Day Commemorations Have Been Cancelled Due to COVID-19

    All services have been scrapped and the annual Poppy Day collection has been postponed.

  • Food & Drink

    Auckland's Best Same-Day Delivery Services for Groceries, Doughnuts and Medication

    Whether you're after hand-rolled doughnuts or designer threads, these services will deliver it all within just a few hours.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Is Looking to Live-Stream Cancelled Performances

    Following the Government's decision to ban non-essential organised gatherings of 500 or more people.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Concrete Playground's Statement on COVID-19: Let's Continue to Support Local Businesses

    Going out might not be at the top of your to-do list right now, but you can help small businesses without leaving your apartment.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Here's What Has Been Cancelled, Postponed and Suspended Across New Zealand Due to COVID-19

    From the Piha Pro to Homegrown and Beervana, here's where the industry has been hit.

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