Opinion

Suddenly, life after covid is visible

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 22 Mar 2021

Australia has been letting Kiwis travel there quarantine-free since last October.
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 22 Mar 2021
In the last fortnight, life after covid has started to become visible.With the notable exception of Europe, where a third wave of infection appears to taking hold while governments dither over the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine, inoculations are starting to roll out at pace.For the Ardern government, this has created some serious challenges.A vaccinated world is one where New Zealand’s covid elimination strategy is no longer a source of national strength or economic advantage. It should, in fact, become irrelevant beyond branding messa...

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