MIQ system investigated as being 'unfit' and 'unfair'

Staff reporters
Wed, 20 Oct 2021

The ombudsman will look into MBIE's MIQ booking system. (Image: Supplied)
The ombudsman will look into MBIE's MIQ booking system. (Image: Supplied)
Staff reporters
Wed, 20 Oct 2021
Chief ombudsman Peter Boshier is launching an investigation into the managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) booking system after receiving about 200 complaints from frustrated users.Boshier, who is empowered to investigate and report on public sector agencies, said the complaints alleged the system is unfit for purpose, unfair and poorly managed. Some complaints also suggested the voucher system was unlawful. The system is managed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and has been criticised by thousands of prospect...

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