19 Feb 2021

First Covid-19 vaccinations to take place today

From Morning Report, 8:09 am on 19 February 2021

New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccination programme begins today - with some of the country's 100 vaccinators first in line.

From Saturday, they'll begin vaccinating the country's 12,000 border workers and their families.

Dr Helen Petousis-Harris is an immunology and vaccine specialist at the University of Auckland.