The wait times for a Covid test have increased from minutes to hours as New Zealand enters its second nationwide lockdown, and, in a bid to bring some lightness to what can be an anxious wait, The Spinoff has offered a list of ideas to help the time pass more easily. Ideas include bringing a book or a portable speaker, calling a loved one, or packing snacks and activities for a road trip – albeit one that’s time rather than distance! And their final suggestion? “Just scream. Who cares, we all want to do it.”