Economy

A slow path to open NZ 'will affect competitiveness'

Jem Traylen
Thu, 12 Aug 2021

A slow path to open NZ 'will affect competitiveness'
The medium-risk pathway for vaccinated travellers who have visited medium-risk countries will include a combination of self-isolation and/or reduced MIQ. (Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
Thu, 12 Aug 2021
The chair of the business leaders forum advising the government on covid, Rob Fyfe, said business would take some heart from the government’s commitment to reopening the borders but timing was the key factor.“Business has been wanting clarity and confidence that the government is actually committed to opening the border, and I think there's been uncertainty around that. “I thought there was precision around that today, not around the actual timing, but clearly, it seemed, intent, and ambition.“Timing is importan...

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