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It seems new lockdown, same old issues.
Greengrocers and butchers have told to shut whilst supermarkets remain open.
In West Auckland, where alcohol can’t be sold in supermarkets - Trust owned liquor shops are allowed to stay open - smaller independent shops have had to close.
Hopscotch Beer owner Hugh Grierson says there's a lot of politics that is causing the smaller stores to shut.
“We're allowed to trade but we're not under MBIE rules, because we're not essential.”