NZ tones down mask rule for weddings, other major updates

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NZ tones down mask rule for weddings, other major updates

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  • NZ health authorities state that the wearing of face masks is not a must at weddings.
  • Events like Te Tii Marae and Wellington Round the Bays stand cancelled in the wake of growing Omicron cases in the community.
  • Sky Network Television to release its half-year results next month.

As we come close to the weekend, let us look at the five major updates from the Kiwi nation.

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Masks not required at weddings

NZ authorities have announced an update in its protocols related to face masks. They need to be worn at events, gatherings, food and drink businesses, etc., from 4 February onwards.

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However, masks are not required at weddings. Also, school children in Year 4 and up, should wear face masks while communicating through public transport.

Te Tii Marae event stands cancelled

The Te Tii Marae event to mark Waitangi Day has been cancelled considering health concerns and safety of the people.

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The event will now be held as an online forum to mark the country's national day.

Northern Bass cancelled due to the COVID-19 threat.

Wellington Round the Bays called off

Another event, named Wellington Round the Bays, which was scheduled to take place on 20 February, has been axed owing to the Omicron threat.

Now, the said event would be held virtually, and refunds for the registered, paid participants will commence from next Monday.

PFI to publish its annual performance next month

Property for Industry Limited (NZX:PFI), which specialises in industrial property, will release its annual results on 21 February via a live webcast.

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Details of the webcast can be accessed on the Company’s website.

It is noted that PFI boasts a portfolio of 96 properties valued at more than NZ$2.0 billion.

Sky to announce its six-month performance in February

Sky Network Television Limited (NZX:SKT) will unveil its half-year financial performance ended 31 December 2021 on 24 February.

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It would be followed by a briefing for investors and analysts, which would be hosted by SKT’s Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer.


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