Coronavirus

Cabinet reopens Auckland retailers' doors from Wednesday

Brent Melville
Mon, 08 Nov 2021

Cabinet reopens Auckland retailers' doors from Wednesday
Retailers will open but hairdressers and hospitality remain closed. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Brent Melville
Mon, 08 Nov 2021
High vaccination levels have earned Auckland retailers the prize of being able to open their doors from Wednesday, with the expectation the region will move to the new traffic light framework by the end of the month.Prime minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed that the city – which has spent 83 days in lockdown – will move to alert level 3, step 2 tomorrow at midnight. That will allow shops, libraries and other public facilities such as swimming pools to open. Outdoor gatherings will increase from 10 to 25 people. Hospitality venues...

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