Recently we had been in contact with some friends from the North Island who indicated they were going to undertake a trip with their caravan to the South Island in March 2021 which was going to include Queenstown.
They asked if I could recommend a suitable Holiday Park near the Queenstown CBD. Having undertaken a site visit I decided on the Queenstown Lakeview Holiday Park.
Hands up, when was the last time you scanned in with the Covid tracer app?
Other than at the Lake Hayes A&P show, where a burly farmer in a white coat thrust a QR code under my nose, I have to admit I’ve been inexcusably lazy in recent months. Edward Snowden has a greater digital footprint.
I discovered I hadn’t even enabled the Bluetooth feature, which was introduced December 11. And I’m not alone. While there is no regional breakdown available, the number of daily scans nationwide is down a fifth from its peak in September. Last Monday, there were 515,759 scans across New Zealand, compared to the all-time high of 2.5 million on Sept 4.