Island time: making the case for a Pacific bubble

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The race is on to establish a Trans-Tasman bubble, but meanwhile our Pacific neighbours are in strife. Cook Islands News editor Jonathan Milne joins the show to talk about pandemic life in Rarotonga, the impact on the country’s tourism-dependent economy, and NZ’s paternalistic attitudes. Stuff’s Alison Mau reports on what Kiwi-style bubbles could teach other countries fighting the virus. And Adam toys with the idea of reviving a famous investigation.
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