11 Oct 2021

Call for South Island border as Auckland Covid cases rise

From Checkpoint, 5:43 pm on 11 October 2021

As daily Covid cases continue to climb in Auckland, there are rumblings of rebellion in the South Island and a call to break away.

The separatists now have some allies in high places with top epidemiologists backing the idea of a border between the mainland and Te Ika a Māui. Conan Young reports.