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Tentative green light for Auckland retail to open next week

Brent Melville
Mon, 01 Nov 2021

Tentative green light for Auckland retail to open next week
Retail NZ chief executive Greg Harford said the reopening of retail will provide a lifeline for business to say afloat. (Image: supplied)
Brent Melville
Mon, 01 Nov 2021
The 1.7 million Aucklanders currently living under alert level 3 restrictions will have to wait another eight days for covid restrictions to ease, while Waikato heads to level 3 'step 2' protocols from midnight on Tuesday.The new settings will allow retailers and public facilities like libraries and museums to open their doors under covid distancing rules, and up to 25 people may gather outdoors instead of groups of 10.At the post-cabinet press conference on Monday, prime minister Jacinda Ardern said the government was taking the extra...

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