Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021

What seem like inconsequential decisions at the time can ripple through to have major consequences. A decision Saturday to defer a zoo visit until Sunday triggered an awkward explanation in the morning to a houseful of expectant kids, with some frustration about “coronavirus” manifesting at times during a more housebound day. That scene played out in a much more serious scale for the country over the weekend as events were abruptly cancelled in response to the continued growth in the current community cluster, with “frustrating” being the official word from the top to describe what has led NZ back into this week’s lockdown restrictions.