8 Jul 2020

Megan Woods on Covid-19 leak, returning Kiwis

From Morning Report, 7:32 am on 8 July 2020

New Zealanders wanting to return home are having to put plans on hold as the government scrambles to find enough hotel rooms for mandatory isolation.

Air New Zealand has agreed to put a hold on all inbound bookings for three weeks to take the pressure off managed isolation facilities and the freeze could potentially be extended.

Around 27,000 New Zealanders have arrived since March.

Corin Dann spoke to the minister in charge, Megan Woods.