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Tech CEOs travelling abroad, with no way home

Henry Burrell
Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Grant Straker is considering relocating his family abroad so he can travel for business. (Image: Supplied)
Henry Burrell
Mon, 20 Sep 2021
Chief executives of New Zealand technology companies are choosing to travel abroad for work before they have secured a route back into the country with a spot in managed isolation (MIQ). NZ’s borders remain tightly controlled and from 8am Monday booking rooms in MIQ will rely on a ‘virtual lobby’ system that randomly selects applicants.Many businesses are frustrated with the government, despite it setting aside 50 MIQ places for business travellers over October and November as part of an exporter MIQ allocation pilot.&nbs...

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