Checking in! Actress Rebecca Gibney is visited by POLICE in New Zealand to ensure she isolates herself after flying in from Australia
While Australia has been criticized for being slow in the action of the coronavirus, Rebecca Gibney has shown just how seriously our neighbors in New Zealand take the pandemic.
In a post on Instagram on Monday, the 55-year-old New Zealand-born actress revealed that police had made her a surprising home visit to make sure she was isolating herself.
After being in Australia to film the Rebed to the Rafters reboot, Back to the Rafters, Rebecca recently flew home and went straight into self-isolation after production was suspended due to the pandemic.
Door Knocks: In a post on Instagram on Monday, Rebecca Gibney revealed that police had made her a surprising home visit to New Zealand to make sure she isolated herself
Rebecca shared a photo of the policeman passing by to check on her and thanked him for keeping the residents of New Zealand ‘safe’.
“This is Sam. Sam comes from Dunedin Police to check if I isolate myself, “she captioned a photo of the police officer staying a safe distance outside her home.
“We are kept safe thanks to people like Sam and our caregivers. Good for you Sam. ‘
Flying Home: On Saturday, Rebecca Gibney shared a selfie from her Qantas flight back to New Zealand, revealing that she was only one of three passengers on the flight as travel restrictions come into effect
Rising: The number of coronavirus cases in Australia increased from 1,355 to 1,610 on Monday, while New Zealand has 102 confirmed cases
On Saturday, Rebecca shared a selfie from her Qantas flight back to New Zealand, revealing that she was only one of three passengers on the flight when the travel restrictions came into effect.
3 passengers and 8 crew but god bless you @Qantas for bringing loved ones home and returning that Aussis [sic] stranded in NZ, ”she captioned the photo.
“Oh and just a side note, we were all in the front of the plane and the crew treated us like royalty.
Acting: After being in Australia to film the Rebed to the Rafters reboot, Back to the Rafters, Rebecca recently flew home and went straight into self-isolation. Shown with co-star Michael Caton
“The pilots even came and talked to us. You really are the Spirit of Australia. ‘
She added the hashtags: ‘#thankyou #yourcrewsareworldclass # covid_19 #sucks #letskickthismothertothecurb #selfisolationcomingup #staysafeandwell #andbekind #seeyousoonAustralia’.
The number of coronavirus cases in Australia rose from 1,355 to 1,610 on Monday, while New Zealand has 102 confirmed cases.
Doing the right thing: Rebecca said she likes to isolate herself if that means keeping her fellow New Zealanders safe