scoop.co.nz 24 Mar, 2021 01:15 am

COVID-19 Vaccine For Urgent Overseas Travel

COVID-19 Vaccine For Urgent Overseas Travel
The Government has confirmed strict criteria for early vaccinations for people who need to travel outside of New Zealand on compassionate grounds or for reasons of national significance, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. ...

Scoop i Parliament COVID-19 Vaccine For Urgent Overseas Travel The Government has confirmed strict criteria for early vaccinations for people who need to travel outside of New Zealand on compassionate grounds or for reasons of national significance, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.” Even before people will be considered, they will need to satisfy a series of criteria, including being a New Zealand citizen, resident or visa holder; needing to travel before 31 August 2021; and having already made arrangements for returning to New Zealand.The compassionate grounds that would be considered for travel overseas include: · needing to provide critical care and protection for a dependant; · accessing critical medical care that is not available in New Zealand; and · visiting an immediate family member who is dying.p NEW ZEALAND POLITICS Gordon Campbell: On Why Emirates Team New Zealand Is A Really, Really Bad Look Now that the patriotic frenzy has died down, maybe we should all look in the mirror and reconsider the implications of our America’s Cup victory being won by a team called “Emirates Team New Zealand”?

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