What is it like on the front line of New Zealand’s supermarkets during the Covid-19 lockdown? A checkout staff member told Checkpoint there have been daily tears, racial abuse and – in some cases – violence. Customers have been warned repeatedly against stockpiling, but some shoppers continue to hoard essential items, at times leaving shelves … Read more

Does Anyone Knows

Everyone must practise good hygiene to protect against infection and prevent the virus spreading. When you practise good hygiene you: cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or a tissue put used tissues straight into the bin wash your hands often with soap and water, including before and after eating and after going to … Read more

Don’t Forget To Smile

They say it takes more muscles to frown than to smile, and although there’s no hard evidence to support that, we do know that smiling comes with some real-life benefits. It’s not always the easiest thing to do, especially after a long and stressful day. But if you can take it upon yourself to crack … Read more