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Pattrick was judged New Zealand's best overall columnist and business columnist of the year at the Voyager 2021 Media Awards. He has more than 35 years’ experience reporting and working in New Zealand politics and the commercial sector. A former Press Gallery chairman, he is an award-winning journalist and has worked for titles including The Dominion, The Press, Sunday Star-Times and National Business Review. He was the first NZ correspondent for The Australian and co-founded BusinessDesk in 2008.

Omicron arrives – we're all over it already
Pattrick Smellie | Mon, 24 Jan 2022

NZ is about to get mass covid for the first time, via omicron, yet the panic we saw pre-delta is absent. Are we getting better at this?


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