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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
By Concrete Playground
March 21, 2020
  • Food & Drink

    These Wellington 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 are now offering deluxe ready-to-eat dinners, at-home yum cha and DIY meal 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.

  • 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.

  • Travel & Leisure

    This Wellington Hotel Is Offering Pay-What-You-Can-Afford Rates to Stranded Travellers

    Enjoy a three-night stay at the contemporary four-star property for as little as $1.

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