New Zealand is spending its second weekend in lockdown and all over the country Kiwis are finding new ways to stay in touch with friends and family.

Some use apps like Zoom and Houseparty to have a virtual drink together - others do things a bit differently.

A video on TikTok shows the genius way two neighbours are having a catch-up over a beverage, while still respecting social distancing rules.

These neighbours won't let lockdown get in the way of their catch up drinks. Photo / Tik Tok
These neighbours won't let lockdown get in the way of their catch up drinks. Photo / Tik Tok

The video shows the men taking part of their fence down and fitting in a wooden "table", with a stool on each side. The hole on the fence is then covered with cling film to ensure no droplets are passed across.

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"That's what you call love thy neighbour," the man behind the camera says as they build their new makeshift pub.

The video has had more than 17,000 likes on TikTok. People praise the creativity involved and the lengths the men will go to to keep socialising while keeping social distance.

New Zealand is on alert level 4, meaning everyone has to stay home. All pubs, restaurants, cafes are closed and, when outside, people are required to keep 2m from each other at all times.

Covid19.govt.nz: The Government's official Covid-19 advisory website