Make no mistake. When loved ones are removed from your home by ambulance because the virus has hit them hard, you are not going to be able to follow them there, sit by their hospital bed and hold their hand. You are not going to be able to pop in at 7.00 pm for visiting hours.
They are going to have no one other than exhausted and brave hospital staff to see them through days or weeks of barely breathing through a ventilator until they either die or recover. They are not going to be well enough to text you.
You are not going to be able to phone the ward to check in on them regularly (staff will be too busy for that). During that time, they will be completely alone, while you sit at home waiting to hear whether they have made it through.
Imagine that person is someone you love dearly. Because it's going to be a reality for many in the coming weeks.
And if that person in hospital happens to be you, going through that ordeal completely alone, it would be nothing less than terrifying.
Please stay home and only go out if absolutely necessary. Social distancing is imperative right now for your family and mine.
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Come down to Auckland Fish Market this long weekend.
With oceans of choice from our 7 delicious eateries and fishmonger, live music and big screen TV in our covered courtyard bar – there is something for everyone.
Satisfy your seafood cravings with big bold South American flavours of Mar & Tierra, deep-fried delights from Market Galley, delicious fresh Oysters at Billy Pot, modern Polynesian flavours at Ika Bowl or treat yourself to the best Lobster Rolls in town.
Open daily 11am – 8pm for brunch lunch and dinner - NO surcharge.
22 Jellicoe Street, Wynyard Quarter.
See you there!
The water bottles are very light to carry and can take hot water without changing its shape.
$4 each. $10 FOR 3.
Kia ora neighbours, Circus Circus cafe has been criticised for telling employees to speak English at all times "out of respect for colleagues".