7 Apr 2020

How soon can you get fish 'n chips after Covid-19 lockdown?

From Checkpoint, 6:26 pm on 7 April 2020

For most New Zealanders there's nothing more comforting than grasping a bulging bag of fish and chips to the chest on the Friday walk home - it's literally heartwarming.

But right now the fish and potato industries are facing financial strain since the restaurants and takeaway shops closed as part of the bid to contain Covid-19.

They are pinning their hopes on a drop in alert levels after four weeks, but there's confusion about what the rules for takeaways will be when the country comes out of level four lockdown.

Hamish Cardwell reports.