obelixtim wrote:Aunty Helen and Jong Kee could be the first testers of the new euthanasia rules. They've had their time, both need to stfu.JB1981 wrote:Helen Clark has suggested the borders could re-open if we addressed the quarantine choke point and has suggested privatisation could help (strange times).
https://i.stuff.co.nz/business/industri ... clark-says
She also understandably feels that the Government may not want to make the call with an election around the corner.
“I was in politics a long time, I understand playing it safe in election year, but we now need to see the medium and the longer term strategies.”
“We are going be living and managing around this virus for the foreseeable future. Maybe it will be endemic.”
Oh God - can you imagine Serco managing the quarantiners? The current contractors are being caught sleeping on the job so God knows what that shower would do. (I have an innate fear of relying on the lowest bidder in these matters - except perhaps the space programme ones.)
The problem is the people who don't want to apply by the rules and when they come up against an underpaid contractor, cock-ups will happen.
Perhaps a 5 star outfit for the well healed (who are not going to abscond anyway) who pay all of their own costs