25 Mar 2021

Covid-19 vaccine rollout under attack from Māori health leaders

From Morning Report, 7:39 am on 25 March 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout plan is under attack from some Māori health leaders who say it isn't based on evidence or achieving equity.

They say Māori should be at the top of the list - and the priority given to older people living in a whānau environment is confusing, and unclear. 

There's also anger over allowing national sports teams to be vaccinated early if they are travelling overseas for a big event.

RNZ's political reporter Meriana Johnsen has more.