Easter should be unusually quiet at the beach this year.
Just in case there are folks thinking of travelling from further south to Waikawa Beach for Easter:
Police have set up a checkpoint north of Wellington to catch people sneaking away for the long Easter weekend.
Vehicles are being diverted off State Highway 1 – north of Plimmerton – through a truck weigh station to be checked.
Police are looking for signs people are heading away for a holiday and cross-referencing registrations and licences to check drivers lived locally. …
“The message is clear stay home and save lives, now is not the time for non-essential travel,” they said.…
The government and Ministry of Health have sent a clear message – this weekend needs to be a staycation.