Liar, liar, pants on fire. Ardern calls everyday freedom a “reward” for the vaccinated, after PROMISING there would be no penalties for the unvaccinated. Martin
If you are not vaccinated, there will be everyday things you will miss out on, the prime minister says.
A new Covid-19 response framework is being finalised and will be released on Friday, providing people with greater clarity, Jacinda Ardern said.
“It will become very clear to people that if you are not vaccinated there will be things that you miss out on, everyday things that you will miss out on,” Ardern told Morning Report.
“It’s about both rewarding people who have gone out and done the right thing but also keeping away people who are less safe.”
She said by the time the framework is ready to move to, the government is confident vaccine certificates will be ready.
It’s like an alert level system, she said.
“We’ve always said once we’re vaccinated it will be different, so we need to therefore design what that looks like.”
Ardern said the government is drawing some distinctions though, they don’t want an environment where people can’t access necessary goods and services to maintain their lives.
“We can’t say someone can’t get health services, medical needs, pharmacies, food.”
The government is supporting providers who are providing incentives for people to get vaccinated, she said…READ MORE