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Corporate NZ in revolt over antigen testing

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 01 Oct 2021

Corporate NZ in revolt over antigen testing
The rapid tests are very low-cost, compared to alternatives. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 01 Oct 2021
A loose coalition of some of New Zealand’s largest companies is banding together to try to force the unbanning of rapid antigen testing from New Zealand.Major infrastructure and construction firms Downer, Fulton Hogan and Fletcher Building, along with large-scale manufacturers and food producers including Carter Holt Harvey, Fonterra and Heinz-Wattie are involved in the informal group of major corporates, BusinessDesk has learned.Retailers involved in the push include the supermarket franchises owned by Foodstuffs co-operatives, Woolworth...

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