12 Jun 2023

National's genetic modification rules long overdue

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 12 June 2023

The president of the International Science Council says a policy to end New Zealand's restrictions on genetic modification would open up valuable opportunities for science.

It follows the National Party saying it would drop restrictions if elected.

Sir Peter Gluckman, a biomedical scientist, says such a policy is long overdue.

He spoke to Corin Dann.