21 Apr 2020

The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Chris Wikaira (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:03 pm on 21 April 2020

The Goverment's goal for Covid 19 is elimination and to that end contact tracing is crucial. Associate Professor Malcolm Campbell, Deputy Director of the GeoHealth Laboratory at the University of Canterbury looks at whether or not we have the capacity. A Northland MP has called for police to close down "illegal" Tai Tokerau Border Control checkpoints in Kaikohe - however Te Punaha Matatini's Andrew Sporle says Maori and Pacific populations could be impacted by Covid 19 at double the rate of Pakeha. A New York columnist has found that reading her grandparents love letters has been an antidote to the barrage of social media bad news and misinformation.