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NZ needs to seize covid-free advantage - Seymour

Gavin Evans
Wed, 29 Jul 2020

New Zealand is an “island nation in a pandemic planet” but is not taking advantage of the opportunity that presents, ACT Party leader David Seymour says. The country’s relative isolation and its covid-free status has turned a geo-strategic weakness to a strength. Large parts of the economy rely on overseas markets and the government should be working faster to open up that access country by country, Seymour said at a pre-election function in Wellington last night. But he said the country is not pursuing the technology needed to make the n...

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