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Netsky, Chase & Status, Hybrid Minds, Friction etc

International and national drum and bass acts have been listed in the Ministry of Health's updated locations of interest list on Saturday evening. The groups are currently playing at an event in Auckland.

Following the announcement that two positive cases in Wellington are linked to the Drum & Bass Festival held in Tauranga in January, new close contact locations and locations of interest have been published to the Ministry of Health website.

In an unprecedented multiple listing, a ‘Close Contact’ or high risk contact has been announced in one entry as ‘Netsky, Chase & Status, Hybrid Minds, Friction and more Mount Maunganui’, for Wharepai Domain. All the acts listed are currently playing at a large event at Victoria Park in Auckland.

The Wharepai Domain, which is not itself located at Mount Maunganui, is on the corner of Cameron and Hamilton St, Tauranga and is listed as a close contact place for the period from 2pm on Monday January 3 to 12am on Tuesday January 4.

Anyone who was at Wharepai Domain or in contact with any of the groups listed in the Ministry of Health notice is requested to self-isolate, test immediately and on day 5 after being exposed at this location of interest. Further isolation and testing requirements will be provided by Public Health.

Record your visit online or call Healthline so our contact tracers can get in touch.

The Wharepai Domain close contact update was published to the Ministry of Health website at 6pm on Saturday January 8.

Trademark Group ran the R18 drum and bass event in Tauranga on January 3 and then in Nelson on January 5 with the same groups booked to play in both cities.

"Trademark is absolutely thrilled to announce the biggest DNB party of the summer, with all of our artists confirmed with MIQ rooms, meaning you can buy with confidence" was the message posted to the event booking site.

Netsky, Chase & Status, Hybrid Minds and MC Tempza, Friction, Koven and Holy Goof were all listed on the billing for Tauranga and Nelson.

On Saturday January 8, Shapeshifter,  Hybrid Minds + Tempza, Friction, Holy Goof and Koven along with a huge local lineup are playing at an event titled 'Plane Sailing' at Victoria Park in Auckland from 2.30pm - 10.30pm. 

"Set amongst the London Plane trees is the cities most well-known park, which forms one of the most idealistic scenes we have ever seen for a Kiwi summer celebration; no wonder it's Plane Sailing," is the message on the event booking site for Auckland.

Other locations of interest for Wellington have also been published to the Ministry of Health website on Saturday. Click here to view updated locations of interest.

Rotorua

A Close Contact listing has also been added for Rotorua.

Mo's Bar Rotorua Gaming Lounge, at 1142 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua is a close contact listing for the period from 10.15pm on Monday January 3 to 12.45am on Tuesday January 4.

“You are a close contact if you were in the Gaming Lounge of Mo's Bar during this time,” says a Ministry of Health spokesperson.

“Self-isolate, test immediately and on day 5 after you were exposed at this location of interest. Further isolation and testing requirements will be provided by Public Health. Record your visit online or call Healthline so our contact tracers can get in touch.”

Mo's Bar Rotorua has also been added as a location of interest.

Anyone at the bar from 10.15pm Monday January 3 to 12.45am Tuesday January 4 who was not in the Gaming Lounge is considered to be a casual contact.

Casual contacts are required to self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms for 10 days after they were exposed.

“If symptoms develop, get a test and stay at home until you get a negative test result,” says a Ministry of Health spokesperson.

BurgerFuel Fairy Springs Rotorua on the corner of Old Quarry Road & Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua has been added as a location of interest for the period from 7.15pm – 7.45pm on Thursday January 6.

Anyone at BurgerFuel Fairy Springs Rotorua is required to self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms for 10 days after being exposed.

“If symptoms develop, get a test and stay at home until you get a negative test result.”

 

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