GAVIN EVANS: Virus plan must protect economy and lives

Gavin Evans
Sun, 29 Mar 2020

Gavin Evans
Sun, 29 Mar 2020
The government needs to be honest with the public that this country’s covid-19 response must protect the economy as much as it protect lives.Thousands of people - amidst a national lockdown - continue in work at the country’s farms, dairy plants, meat processors, canneries, orchards and packhouses.Most of that production is not “essential” domestic food or medical supplies – it is for export. Sure, cows must be milked and if the kiwifruit and apples aren’t picked they go to waste, but all the rest is still essential - for national income.The go...
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