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Splash Planet: too complicated to open this summer with Covid rules

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Fri, 29 Oct 2021, 12:35pm
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Splash Planet: too complicated to open this summer with Covid rules

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 29 Oct 2021, 12:35pm

Hawkes Bay's water park Splash Planet is closing over summer for the first time since opening in 1998. 

Although Hawkes Bay isn’t reporting any Covid cases, there are concerns around low vaccination rates and how they would manage social distancing. 

Nigel Bickle, Hastings’ District Council CEO - who are in charge of Splash Planet – told Kate Hawkesby it’s become too complicated to open the park. 

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