Air New Zealand may extend booking freeze beyond three weeks

Air New Zealand may extend booking freeze beyond three weeks

Sourced Content Auckland, July 7, 2020 Air New Zealand has not ruled out extending its three-week freeze on bookings to help with the squeeze on the managed isolation of returning travellers, Chief Executive Greg Foran has said. With capacity for just 6849 people in 26 managed isolation and quarantine facilities across five cities, pressure is going on those resources. The Minister…

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Government offers six months extension to temporary visa holders

Government offers six months extension to temporary visa holders

Move to benefit 16,500 workers Supplied Content Wellington, July 7, 2020 The government is making immediate short-term changes to visa settings to support temporary migrants already onshore in New Zealand and their employers, while also ensuring New Zealanders needing work are prioritised, Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has said. He issued the following Statement: We are extending temporary work visas due…

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National MP Walker admits leaking Covid-19 patient details

National MP Walker admits leaking Covid-19 patient details

Sourced Content Wellington, July 7, 2020 Acting Chief Executive of Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and former National Party President Michelle Boag has confirmed that she gave the patient details to National MP Hamish Walker. In a statement, Mr Walker said: “I passed to members of the media by email information containing Covid-19 patient details that was given to me by…

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