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Auckland in lockdown till December – vaccination crucial to freedoms

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 22 Oct 2021

Auckland in lockdown till December – vaccination crucial to freedoms
Auckland will start opening up once 90% of its citizens are vaccinated. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 22 Oct 2021
The government has all but announced Nov 29 as a target date by which 90% of Aucklanders eligible for vaccination need to have had their covid jabs if the city is to come out of lockdown in time for Christmas.Prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced as expected the country will move away from the use of national lockdowns and to a regionalised ‘traffic light’ system as soon as district health boards reach the 90% vaccination target.The announcements come with a large dose of ‘carrot and stick’.People who are vaccinated an...

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