Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who do not yet have both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine face a tightening of their freedoms on December 3, when the Government moves the entire country into the new “traffic-light” system.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date on Monday, saying Covid-19 was not going to be eradicated from New Zealand.
“The hard truth is that Delta is here and not going away,” Ardern said.
While Aucklanders will finally see an end to New Zealand’s longest lockdown, those in other parts of the country could face far more restrictions if they have not been fully-vaccinated.
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A beach as I like it, not a vehicle in sight.
Mid central DHB staff are at the Horowhenua Events Centre Monday to Friday 0830 to 4pm for vaccinations including paediatric vaccinations. Bookings will take priority but walk-ins very welcome. It will be open on Wellington Anniversary Day 24 January. Spread the word.
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