Grant Robertson says 90% vaccine rate is 'completely achievable'

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 26 Oct 2021, 7:45AM
Finance Minister Grant Robertson. (Photo / NZ Herald)
Finance Minister Grant Robertson. (Photo / NZ Herald)

Grant Robertson says 90% vaccine rate is 'completely achievable'

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 26 Oct 2021, 7:45AM

Grant Robertson says it's too early to talk about the chances of moving to the traffic light system before the country has reached its vaccination targets. 

The system is set to be rolled out once 90-percent of the eligible population in each DHB has received both Covid jabs. 

Auckland could move to the system earlier, once all three of its DHBs have reached the 90-percent target. 

The Deputy Prime Minister told Mike Hosking while the targets will be reviewed in five weeks, the target is a target for a reason. 

He says the 90-percent targets are achievable. 

“We can do it. I’m confident we’ll get there.” 

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