Emeritus Prof Frank Griffin says that as the nation scrambles to contain the virus, the food sector will continue as normal. ‘‘No amount of politicking or grandstanding will change what has happened in the past or what people are currently experiencing. ‘‘We are coming to terms with a completely new vocabulary: pandemic, recession, depression, social distancing, self-isolation. These terms weren’t even on our radars just weeks ago, yet are creating uncertainty and very real anxieties for Kiwis. Now is the time for unity, for community spirit and to help all our whanau through whatever lies ahead.
Source: Otago Daily Times March 24, 2020 15:22 UTC