SocietyApril 10, 2020

Just Dr Ashley Bloomfield saying kia ora 44 times


Today New Zealand begins two desolate days without updates from Ashley Bloomfield. Here’s something to soften the blow.

The daily briefings from Dr Ashley Bloomfield, the director general of health, have become a staple in many people’s lives, especially under lockdown. He’s hardly missed a day, but this Easter weekend is having an astonishing two in a row off. Good for him.

To fill the gaping void, Jose Barbosa has spliced together his daily greetings from the last couple of months.

Mad Chapman, Editor
The Spinoff has covered the news that matters in 2021, most recently the delta outbreak. Help us continue this coverage, and so much more, by supporting The Spinoff Members.Madeleine Chapman, EditorJoin Members

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