8 Apr 2021

Auckland Hospital doctors told not to fly to Australia

From Checkpoint, 5:20 pm on 8 April 2021

Doctors at Auckland Hospital have been told they can't fly to Australia for business or continuing education when the quarantine-free travel bubble opens later this month.

Auckland District Health Board has sent a directive to all staff advising it will not approve business travel and strongly discouraging staff heading across the Tasman for a holiday.

Those with dreams of a winter getaway are being asked to talk to their managers first - a move an employment lawyer says could jeopardise workers' privacy.

Amy Williams filed this report