Wednesday, 8th July, 2020

The border closure remains in the spotlight, as both our key bulwark against COVID-19 but also as a constraint on our economy. Decisions around our border need to balance those benefits of keeping NZ free from COVID-19 (and the health risks from it) against NZ’s ability to afford, for example, dry homes, expensive life-saving medical treatment, and in minimising the personal tragedies that unemployment and business failures can cause. Read the full report here.