28 Apr 2020

New Zealanders embrace level 3 reopenings

From Checkpoint, 6:24 pm on 28 April 2020

Staff at McDonald's in New Plymouth were braced for a rush on Tuesday morning as New Zealand adjusted to lockdown level 3 which for many meant a return to work.

And they were not disappointed. Customers began queuing at the drive-through at 3.30am and by the time the fast-food restaurant opened at 5am, about 40 vehicles were snaking through the car park.

RNZ reporter Robin Martin has more.