New Zealand's PM says the Easter Bunny is an essential worker

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern . REUTERS/Martin Hunter
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern . REUTERS/Martin Hunter

Earlier this week Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addressed the children of New Zealand in a special media briefing, where she classified the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny as essential workers.

She added that because it's a difficult time the Easter Bunny might not get everywhere this year, and asked that the children manage their expectations of the Easter Bunny this weekend.

See the video above.

The lockdown certainly has some of us facing a very different Easter this year. How are you handling the Easter Weekend?

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