On Thursday the government will announce how NZ will ‘reconnect’ with the rest of the world

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New Zealanders are set to learn more this week about how Aotearoa will “reconnect” with the rest of the world.

Speaking to media on Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson​ confirmed that Cabinet has had discussions about “reconnecting New Zealand”.

“On Thursday, the prime minister will give a speech outlining our plans to reconnect New Zealand with the world,” he said at a post-Cabinet news conference on Tuesday.

Following the update, Robertson was asked by media whether Cabinet had made a decision on New Zealand’s border specifically. The deputy prime minister didn’t delve into the ins and outs of the Cabinet meeting and exactly what was discussed, but did say: “There will be a speech on Thursday on reconnecting New Zealand and as you would expect, we discussed [at Cabinet] all aspects of the Omicron response.”

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