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Mt Ruapehu closing summer season of its new Sky Waka

News from Mt Ruapehu
The government has announced new alert levels for COVID-19 and placed the country on Alert Level 2. This means cutting non-essential domestic travel. Our tourism operation is in a relatively remote part of the country, with no large population base of visitors close by. This means our visitors make a conscious decision to get in a vehicle or fly to come and see us. Read more »

Te Papa closing, as precaution against covid-19; staff employment unchanged


News from Te Papa
Te Papa will be closed to the public from 6pm today. The museum will review the situation after two weeks and advise the public on Friday 3 April of its status. Read more »

Circa closing, because of covid 19 restrictions

Circa Theatre is closing from Saturday. The theatre says it will be closed while it reviews and evaluates the new rules on public gatherings in the light of covid-19. Read more »

Wairarapa encourages Wellingtonians to visit, in spite of cancellations

News from LGR
The Wairarapa is still open to visitors from Wellington, its biggest market, despite the Covid-19 outbreak, says the area’s local tourism body. Read more »

Concert FM: anatomy of a blunder – part four

by Tom Frewen
Driving north on SH1 up the Kapiti Coast on Tuesday afternoon, I had to switch the car radio over to AM in order to listen to Parliament debating the Government’s Covid-19 emergency economic package. Read more »

NZSO to livestream a performance – free for everyone

Press Release – NZSO
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will livestream a free performance from Wellington’s Michael Fowler Centre to all of New Zealand next week on 25 March. Read more »

Production of Avatar sequels delayed; visual effects work continues at Weta Digital

Production in Wellington of James Cameron’s Avatar sequels has been delayed. Producer Jon Landau has advised: Read more »

Film Society suspends screenings after government restriction on size of audiences

News from Wellington Film Society
Following today’s announcement from the Health Minister David Clark regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and a ban on indopor gatherings of over 100, we advise that Wellington Film Society screenings are now suspended. This suspension will remain in place until the Ministry of Health advises that it is safe to resume. Read more »

Bats has closed – “firstly, we clean…”.

News from Bats Theatre (via Facebook)
We took a moment today to check in with each other about how we are all feeling at this time, right now. With that, we have decided from 5pm today, we will close our doors to the public for the time being. Read more »

Maoriland Film Festival cancels public screenings

News from Maoriland Film Festival
E mihi ake ana ki ō tātou rangatira o te wā e ārahi nei i a tātou kia hau anō ai te ora i roto i ngā hāpori puta noa i Aotearoa me te Wai Pounamu. Read more »

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