When Matt Stevenson’s mum suddenly died earlier this week, while devastated, he was at least able to book a last-minute flight to New Zealand for the funeral, which takes place Saturday. But the sudden pause of the "travel bubble" between New Zealand and NSW after just two local Covid-19 cases were recorded has left him and fiancee, Suzy Hansen, angry and upset. The Sydney couple will now miss the funeral for Pauline Paku, 72, in Tauranga. The funeral would have also allowed Stevenson to reunite with other family members for the first time in a year. Hansen, 45, said the pair, feel the move, which was initiated by the New Zealand government, is an “overreaction”. READ MORE: Christchurch person placed in MIQ after contact with Australian Covid case Trans-Tasman travellers’ hopes of seeing family dashed amid Sydney flight pause Trans-Tasman bubble: Travel paused between New Zealand and Western Australia due to Covid-19 outbreak Trans-Tasman bubble: Travellers could pay thousands for MIQ in event of Australian outbreak “It just seems like such an over-response,” she said. “It’s a husband and a wife, it’s not like it’s somebody he knocked into at Woolies. “The fact that it’s his wife and they’ve paused… Read full this story
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