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NZ Govt looking to set up trans-Tasman bubble by the middle of 2021 if re-elected

NZ Govt looking to set up trans-Tasman bubble by the middle of 2021 if re-elected

By Semi Turaga
Thursday 17/09/2020

New Zealand's Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the New Zealand Government is looking to have a trans-Tasman bubble set up by the middle of next year as part of New Zealand’s economic recovery, provided the Labour Party is returned to power by voters.

Asked when the borders would be open as part of the country’s economic recovery, Robertson told TVNZ1's Breakfast today that any changes to the border would be done “as quickly as we can, as safely as we can”.

Robertson said a full opening of the border is dependent on the development of a vaccine.

[Source:  TVNZ]

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