26 Oct 2021

MoH breached Te Tiriti over vaccination data, Whānau Ora tells High Court

From Checkpoint, 5:42 pm on 26 October 2021

Whānau Ora providers have told the High Court that the Health Ministry's refusal to hand over the vaccination information of all Māori is inconsistent and a breach of the Treaty of Waitangi.

But the Crown says to do so would be a serious breach of privacy, and could actually derail the vaccination rollout for Māori.

Our Māori news reporter Jamie Tahana has been following today's proceedings and joins us now.