4 Mar 2021

Grant Robertson disappointed not everyone following Level 3 rules

From First Up, 5:50 am on 4 March 2021

With New Zealand's borders closed, the timing was always going to be challenging for New Zealand to host the Women's Rugby World Cup later this year. A dozen teams, with up to 50 staff and players were due to attend but with the number of managed isolation beds needed plus individual training facilities, planning had been fraught. World Rugby is set to postpone the tournament until next year.. with a final decision to be made after a board meeting next Monday. Grant Robertson is the Deputy Prime Minister and Sports Minister. He's going to be joining us every week from today. We began with his take on the story First Up broke yesterday morning about Hannah and Brian Tamaki fleeing Auckland's lockdown to host a church service in Rotorua.