Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk
Technology
Sponsored by
chorus

Sighting vaccine passes acceptable, ID checks not necessary

Henry Burrell
Fri, 26 Nov 2021

Sighting vaccine passes acceptable, ID checks not necessary
As of 10:30am Thursday, the MoH’s My Vaccine Pass system had processed 1.8 million passes. (Image: screengrab)
Henry Burrell
Fri, 26 Nov 2021
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) says businesses can accept vaccine passes on sight.The confirmation backs up comments made by prime minister Jacinda Ardern this week and means businesses are not obliged to use the Ministry of Health's (MoH) purpose-built verifier app. Ardern said on Tuesday the MoH’s NZ Pass Verifier app was a “handy tool, but it is not a requirement in order to operate. You can sight, of course, someone’s vaccine pass”.She said this was no different to how other countrie...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Coronavirus
Red light for Auckland, orange for South Island
Brent Melville | Mon, 29 Nov 2021

The government will move New Zealand to its traffic light framework from Friday with most of the country in either the red or orange levels.

Opinion
Taming the beast that's inflation
Cameron Bagrie | Mon, 29 Nov 2021

The RBNZ’s job is not going to be easy over the coming years. There are myriad forces at play and reading the tea leaves will be tough.  

Tourism
The cost of slow border openings to tourism: $39b by 2024
Brent Melville | Mon, 29 Nov 2021

The impact on New Zealand's tourism sector will continue to be felt until the country removes its border quarantine system, tourism operators say.

Sponsored
Mansons leads with 120% carbon offset for new builds

Mansons TCLM is committing to a benchmark of 120% carbon offset for new buildings.

Sponsored
SIXT drives the company car upmarket

SIXT is enhancing its adaptable car subscription service with SIXT Business, catering for businesses wanting premium vehicle fleets.