Coronavirus

Nats up the ante on covid opening

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 29 Sep 2021

Nats up the ante on covid opening
Launching its opening up plan at Wellington airport, National said NZers would be able to travel again (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 29 Sep 2021
The National Party says lockdowns could stop being used once vaccination for everyone over the age of 12 reached between 70% and 75%, and international travel would become possible at 85% vaccination.With the government scrambling to decide how and whether to continue the prolonged level 3 lockdown in Auckland past Wednesday next week, National released a 58-page plan intended to highlight numerous missed opportunities in the government’s current covid management strategy.As well as a show of policy heft, the launch at Wellington airport...

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