A windsurfer reels in his kite at New Brighton Beach in Christchurch, New Zealand, a day after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the removal of most coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AP
William Han
Opinion

Opinion

William Han

New Zealand is a place of refuge from Covid-19. Now for the rest of the world

  • Under the leadership of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, the country is now virus-free, and its borders will remain closed for some time to come
  • But the ‘lonely fortress’ needs the rest of the globalised and interdependent world, and its residents want for us all to go back to a normal life
A windsurfer reels in his kite at New Brighton Beach in Christchurch, New Zealand, a day after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the removal of most coronavirus restrictions. Photo: AP
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