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Wake Up Call: Lockdown deja vu

Staff reporters
Fri, 27 Aug 2021

Covid detected in Christchurch wastewater could be a major sticking point for any move. (Image: Getty)
Staff reporters
Fri, 27 Aug 2021

Covid detected in Christchurch wastewater could be a major sticking point for any move. (Image: Getty)

Summary All eyes will be on today’s lockdown update, as New Zealand outside Auckland waits to hear whether restrictions will be eased. Meanwhile, some retailers are stocking up ahead of Christmas to avoid supply chain chaos.Lockdown update The government is due to update lockdown levels, with a widely expected extension to at least Sunday for the whole country as experts wait to be sure the current outbreak is contained to the North Island. Covid detected in Christchurch wastewater could be a major sticking point for any move, although th...

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