Oct 7, 2021 • 21M

Dawn Chorus: The PM's unexpected vaccine trip to Murupara

PM takes urgent, unannounced trip to Rotorua, Murupara and East Coast as data reveals Māori vaccination rates there lowest in the country; US debt default crisis pushed back to mid-Dec

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TLDR & TLDL: The Government’s decision earlier this year to prioritise vaccine distribution by age and medical condition, rather than ethnicity, is coming home to roost in a potentially lethal way.

PM Jacinda Ardern faces intensifying criticism from Māori health experts over that decision and the-now-low vaccination rates among Māori, particularly in rem…

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