Wings over wanaka just been canned. Beach hop about to be canned. . I’m normally as highrevs puts it a. She be right kind of broke. But I’m not so sure now .. put it this way me and the wife had booked a trip to raro for 7 nights in June and paid a 2k deposit seriously thinking of cancelling it now and tbh if loose our 2k its better than risk catching the virus in a airport etc
I can understand events that involve international visitors or competitors being cancelled and possibly any major events for the next fortnight, but provided the restrictions that have been announced re the 14 day self-isolation for overseas visitors and as long as the number of diagnosed Corona Virus people doesn't increase in the short term I would think/hope that NZ may be able to dodge a bullet. All the current people that have been diagnosed were people returning from overseas and not self-isolating.
Signed: The eternal optimist
Well said, the head Lady just needs to close the boarders for now and we can go on with all our events as planed. Letting people in is to no advantage what so ever at the present time.
It's a smart move to be postponing or cancelling events, although the possibility of getting it might be low, just picture half the crowd at the final night of the Springs season getting sick, it'd probably shut Auckland hospital down, due to the capacity, not to mention other medical emergencies, car crashes etc needing a bed. It's about slowing the spread down to avoid those situations.
As much as we all love racing, end of the day it's just racing.
Perhaps the council is not as dumb as we thought and they had drawn up a plan years ago in case of such a scenario and that's why they closed the grandstand and removed seating so that WP could not be classed as a big gathering and proceed as normal while all other sports grind to a halt.
sport can still be enjoyed, but from the safety and comfort of your couch. some sports are being played in empty stadia, for live streaming. jase wearing protective white , mask included, doing the business for us all. Go on Jase!