The Great New Zealand Lockdown
On the 28th of February 2020 new Zealand had its first confirmed case of Covid-19. By the 26th of March the country had gone into one of the strictest lockdowns in the world.
As other countries tried to keep their economies going alongside trying to quell the deadly virus, the economy in New Zealand completely shut down as nearly five-million New Zealanders were told to stay at home. This helped to eventually eliminate Covid-19 in New Zealand.
In this unprecedented and historical point in time, Kimberly kept a daily diary of the events that unfolded including the New Zealand government's handling of the pandemic, how New Zealander's were generally feeling, important news reports, and how she managed her time during lockdown. She also kept details on the alert level system that was put in place in response to the pandemic in New Zealand.
An honest and in-depth account of New Zealand's lockdown from a New Zealander who found herself, her family, her community and her business all affected by the Great New Zealand Lockdown.