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Safer Communities Together……. at last
9 Apr 2020

There has been a lot of talk about checking on self isolators during their 14 day period of laying low. “It will be done” we were told by the Police Commissioner but then we found out it wasn’t being done, but sometimes it was, via text. All seamed a bit wishy washy…. Until today! Mid … read more

Shopping for Covid-19 Accommodation

So that all guests are able to keep their rooms and bathrooms clean during the level 4 lockdown, we made the decision to supply toilet cleaner, kitchen/bathroom spray and a sponge for the bathroom. That meant a trip to the supermarket which is easy enough, but once there I discovered that these items (apart from … read more

Motel life in lockdown
30 Mar 2020

At the motel we have a number of guests who, by way of the lockdown, are pretty much living with us. Most of them want to leave NZ but they can’t.  In a weird way it’s a good type of guest to have and Hotel California does come to mind. This means we have about … read more

Supporting our self isolating guest
29 Mar 2020

Shopping for self isolating guests at the airport supermarket Mark (not his real name) booked a few days ago needing room for his 14 days of self isolation.  Having just arrived from Aussie and having no family members or friends in Christchurch, Mark required a hand to get some supplies.  As part of our self … read more

A New Start

Airways Motel began a new lease on life on 6 March with Jeff and Naomi. Things looked rosy, guests were happy, bookings were flowing in and we’d started to take a closer look at a few things, one of which was the tidying up the website. You’ll see mention of COVID-19 – hardly an issue … read more