web analytics

Spock was a socialist

Written By: - Date published: 9:01 am, March 1st, 2015 - 23 comments
Categories: class war, Conservation, Environment - Tags:

Leonard NimoyThe death of Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83 will no doubt cause many to talk about his life and about the being that was Spock.  I thought I should get my 2c and state proudly that because of what he said Spock must have been a socialist.

He was certainly rational.  He was not greedy and enjoyed the simpler things in life.  He also looked far into the future and wanted to make sure that humanity/vulcans lived in a sustainable way.  I bet that if he lived in Aotearoa he would have tossed up whether to vote for Labour or for the Greens.

As proof here are some of the things that he said:

  • Logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.
  • Logic is the cement of our civilization, with which we ascend from chaos, using reason as our guide.
  • Change is the essential process of all existence.
  • Insufficient facts always invite danger.
  • If you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

They are all good rational and collective propositions to make.  The first statement mirrors Karl Marx’s famous dictum.

As for Spock’s environmental credentials it is utterly rational to care for our environment.  After all it is the only one that we have and our lives and future depend on it.  In real life Nimoy

And the proposition that beings of different species can get along and work together has a strong tolerance and diversity theme.

Live long and prosper!

23 comments on “Spock was a socialist ”

  1. Morrissey 1

    Leonard Nimoy was also a thoughtful Jewish-American in the liberal and humane tradition of Noam Chomsky and Norman Finkelstein….


  2. joe90 2

    Nimoy supported candidate George Mcgovern in the 1972 US Presidential election.

    n the 1972 election, McGovern ran on a platform that advocated withdrawal from the Vietnam War in exchange for the return of American prisoners of war[12] and amnesty for draft evaders who had left the country,[13] an anti-war platform that was presaged, in 1970, by McGovern’s sponsorship of the McGovern-Hatfield amendment, seeking to end U.S. participation in the war by Congressional action. However, during a meeting with Democratic Governors conference, Nevada Governor Mike O’Callaghan asked McGovern what he would do if the North Vietnamese refused to release American POW’s after a withdrawal. McGovern responded, “Under such circumstances, we’d have to take action,” although he did not say what action.[14]

    McGovern’s platform also included an across-the-board, 37% reduction in defense spending over three years;[15] and a “demogrant” program that would replace the personal income tax exemption with a $1,000 tax credit as a minimum-income floor for every citizen in America,[16] to replace the welfare bureaucracy and complicated maze of existing public-assistance programs. Its concept (a conservative one) was similar to the negative income tax long advocated by economist Milton Friedman, and by the Nixon Administration in the form of the Family Assistance Program, which called for a minimum family grant of $1,600 per year, later raised to $2,400. The personal income tax exemption later became $1000 under President Reagan. (As Senator, McGovern had previously sponsored a bill, submitted by the National Welfare Rights Organization, for $6,500 guaranteed minimum income per year to families, based on need.)[17] In addition, McGovern supported ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.


  3. fisiani 3

    Socialism began in the early 20th century following from the writings of Karl Marx in the late 19th century. It came to prominence in the mid and late 20th century and having been discredited worldwide having never worked in practice on Earth it largely petered out in the mid 21st century. Very strange that a logical Vulcan of the 23rd century would have such an illogical ideology. Wishful thinking methinks. Reminiscent of the many Jesus was a Socialist rants. Good for a laugh.

    • One Anonymous Bloke 3.1

      Social democracy, by comparison, has worked all over the world, which is why Fisiani has to pretend people support something else.

      A flaccid, feeble strawman is the best poor Fisi can do.

    • millsy 3.2

      The Star Trek universe seems be a more socialistic one. The Ferengis look like thr only ones that practise free market capitalism.

      • halfcrown 3.2.1

        “The Star Trek universe seems be a more socialistic one. The Ferengis look like thr only ones that practise free market capitalism.”

        Nice one, Perhaps we should start calling fisiani Ferengi

    • tricledrown 3.3

      Fisanil you are the most Naive idiot to post on this site.
      Throughout history their has been moves from left to right wets to drys going right back to pre Egytian times.to say socialism in a modern invention is just another load of BS fisi.
      Widespread Democracy is what brought about a more socialistic society.
      The undermining of Democracy by the wealthy and powerful has seen the roll back of of moderate socialism.
      So like Quantative Easing.
      Petered out like Coporate Welfare.
      So free healthcare hasn’t been adopted throughout most developed.
      Free education.
      etc etc etc etcetera!
      back in South Africa though pure capitalism is really working.
      Aye fisi.
      Countries with a balance between the selfishness of pure capitalism.
      And the over generosity of pure communism.
      Those extremes both lead to poverty for the masses controled by military dictators.
      Marx and Smith were not as far apart as you would think.
      Fisianil you are so full of S…t we know you are a pathetic spinmiester overpaid at that.
      Ironic you are the biggest Joke on this site.
      Like Gosman time to go back to propaganda school and come up with some credible arguments!

    • McFlock 3.4

      free healthcare to all
      mass food programs for the hungry
      Strong regulation of financial traders

      Jesus might not have been a socialist, but he sure as shit wasn’t a tory 🙂

    • DS 3.5

      Socialism didn’t begin in the early 20th century, nor is it necessarily a descendant of Marx (though much of it, including social democracy, is). Christian Socialism, Anarchism, Syndicalism… all fall within the big red tent. But feel free to insist that classical liberalism (which failed so abysmally in 1929) is somehow the inevitable path of the future.

      • Sanctuary 3.5.1

        Lecturing Fisiani about the origins of socialism – the Chartists, Marx, industrialisation, etc etc is a bit like trying to explain to a duck the different sorts of bread you are feeding it. No matter how hard you try, it’ll just keep going “quack”.

      • A Voter 3.5.2

        All we are saying is give peace a chance J.LENNON

    • Incognito 3.6

      Undoubtedly, you’re familiar with Albert Einstein’s article Why Socialism? in the socialist magazine Monthly Review. If not, I’ve hyperlinked to it for your perusal and edification.

    • Socialism “Discredited worldwide” Fisi?

      Like when the “New Deal” pulled the USA out of the Depression?
      Like when the first Labour Government’s state housing programme was a huge success that made NZ into the “quarter acre pavlova paradise“?
      Like how the USA is splashing out on QE3/4/infinity while austerity in Europe has been an abject failure?
      Like how every single developing nation wants to provide education and healthcare to its citizens?
      Like how Mark Dayton, Minnesota’s billionaire Governor, increased both the minimum wage and taxes on the rich and the economy boomed?

      Goddamn you wingnuts live in a fox news fantasy land.

  4. halfcrown 4

    Thanks Morrisy, MS and Joe90 for pointing us to these other sites.

    When I first started to see Star Trek in the 60’s I first thought “another bit of Yankee bullshit” like some of the other canned American shit we were seeing on UK TV at the time. I soon changed my mind after seeing a few episodes.
    Although Star Trek I understand was made on a very lean budget, it soon become obvious it was a programme worth watching with some good principles, like very little violence and I thought that the scripts were well written. Gene Roddenberry certainly had socialistic caring views which are reflected in some of the quotes you have put on here of Spock(Leonard Nimoy)

    Although the 60’s had there fare share of problems like Vietnam, Check Point Charley in Berlin and the fucking “Gnomes” of Zurich who kept on telling me I was a lazy bastard (only working average 9/10 hrs. a day on clapped out war reparations machine tools c/w Swastika in the name sign on the back), at least we had a higher quality media that reflected the attitudes of society at the time, with programmes like Star Trek, and others like Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, Frost (That was the week that was), comedy like Steptoe & Son, The Two Ronnie’s, and quality programmes like “I Claudius”. Also politicians in those days wouldn’t dare to refuse an invitation to be questioned on television by the likes of Ludovic Kennedy, whereas today they refuse to comment or come on the programme if it is not in their interest.
    We also had a press with principles like the Washington Post ‘s reporters who, supported by their editor, cracked open Watergate. Cant see the press controlled by big interests doing ANYTHING like that today, especially after the shit written by Armstrong about Cunliffe.

    The 70/80’s saw Friedman, Thatcher, Reagan and our own fucking Douglas & Richardson, and money worship of the neo’s. We have had a great “dumbing down” in the Media, and it has all turned to shit. This is reflected in the mindless crap we have today, with programmes like Game of Thrones, Master Fucking Chef, The Block, and so called “political” discussions like Q&A with right wing prat reporters like Gower.

    • Murray Rawshark 4.1

      The original Star Trek was a product of the optimism of the 60s and the belief that a better world was possible. The Next Generation was a retreat into introspection and California pop psychology. FFS, they even had a counsellor on board for when the crew needed to confront their emotions. None of the subsequent ones got near the original.

  5. GregJ 5

    The Vulcan philosophy of “Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations” (the phrase in Vulcan is Kol-Ut-Shan) looks pretty socialist to me as well.

    Spock summed it up as: “The glory of creation is in its infinite diversity—and the ways our differences combine to create meaning and beauty.”

    (Of course for the sake of completeness it should be noted that the IDIC pendant worn by Spock was introduced into the series by Roddenberry as a marketing ploy to sell to fans – much to the chagrin and annoyance of both Nimoy and Shatner).

  6. Sable 6

    No doubt a decent man. Does makes me wonder if Keys is part Ferengi? It would certainly explain a lot.

  7. joe90 7

    The Wrath of Kahn –

    Leonard H. “Bones” McCoy

    “He’s really not dead, so long as we remember him.”


  8. sirpat 8

    so long Spock was brilliant knowing ya

Recent Comments

Recent Posts

  • New record number of homes consented
    In the year ended June 2021, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 44,299, up 18 percent from the June 2020 year. In June 2021, the seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented rose 3.8 percent. In June 2021, 4,310 new dwellings were consented, an increase of 3.8 per ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 hours ago
  • Communities backed to tackle wilding pines
    Twelve community projects across New Zealand will receive a share of $2 million to carry out wilding pine control, Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor announced as part of Biosecurity Week. “Wilding pines are a serious problem that threaten many of the unique landscapes that New Zealanders value. Community groups and trusts ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 hours ago
  • Health Minister Andrew Little responding to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation's rejection of ...
    I was advised last night that the result of the ballot of Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa New Zealand Nurses Organisation members have rejected the latest proposal to settle their collective agreement. Let me be clear: the proposal was one they put to the Government. The Nurses Organisation rejected their ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    5 hours ago
  • Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation introduced to Parliament
    Legislation has been introduced to Parliament to protect against practices intended to change or suppress someone’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Introducing the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill, Minister of Justice, Kris Faafoi, said the measures proposed were aimed at ending conversion practices which don’t work, are widely ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    5 hours ago
  • New school site for booming West Auckland
    The Government will build on a new school site in West Auckland to cope with rapid population growth in the area, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says. The Ministry is working with existing local schools to determine how the 1.5-hectare site at 279 Hobsonville Point Road will be used to support ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    9 hours ago
  • Trans-Tasman travel window to close at midnight tomorrow
    A further 500 MIQ rooms released for managed returnees from NSW Further Government actions announced today are balanced to provide more certainty for Kiwis wanting to return from Australia, while continuing to protect New Zealand from COVID-19, acting Minister for COVID-19 Response Ayesha Verrall says. The actions were foreshadowed last ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    23 hours ago
  • Govt investing millions in Hawke's Bay and Tairāwhiti schools
    Napier Boys’ and Girls’ High Schools are among those set to benefit from a $16.5 million investment in the Hawke's Bay and Tairāwhiti region, Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash announced today. The Government has set aside money in Budget 2021 to accelerate five projects in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Game changing Jobs for Nature investment for Northland
    Conservation Minister Kiri Allan has announced Jobs for Nature funding for a portfolio of projects that will create ‘game changing’ gains for nature and communities across Northland/Te Tai Tokerau as part of the Government’s acceleration of the economic recovery from COVID. “This portfolio of 12 projects will see over $20 ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Third COVID-19 vaccine receives provisional approval
    New Zealand’s regulatory authority Medsafe has granted provisional approval of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 18 years of age and older, Acting Minister for COVID-19 Response Dr Ayesha Verrall announced today. New Zealand secured 7.6 million doses (enough for 3.8 million people) of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through an ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Bowel-cancer screening programme is saving lives
    More than 1000 New Zealanders have had bowel cancer – New Zealand’s second-most-common cause of death from cancer - detected under the Government’s National Bowel Screening Programme, Health Minister Andrew Little said today. More than 1200 New Zealanders died from bowel cancer in 2017. The screening programme aims to save ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Govt welcomes draft report on the retail grocery sector
    The Commerce Commission’s draft report into the retail grocery sector is being welcomed by Government as a major milestone. “I asked the Commerce Commission to look at whether this sector is as competitive as it could be and today it has released its draft report for consultation,” Commerce and Consumer ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Christchurch’s Youth Hub ‘set to go’ thanks to further Government funding
    Construction of New Zealand’s first, purpose-built centre for youth well-being is ready to get underway thanks to an extra $2.5 million of COVID-19 response funding, Housing Minister and Associate Minister of Finance, Megan Woods announced today.  “The Christchurch Youth Hub is about bringing together all the things young people need ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Next step to protect Milford Sound Piopiotahi
    Expert group lays out plan to better protect iconic UNESCO World Heritage site Milford Sound Piopiotahi and its surrounds Funding confirmed for dedicated unit and Establishment Board to assess the recommendations and provide oversight of the process from here Milford Opportunities Project a test case for transformational change in tourism ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Funding for projects to reduce waste from construction and demolition
    The Government has announced funding for projects in Auckland and the lower North Island to help reduce construction and demolition waste. “Construction is the main source of waste sent to landfill, and much of this could be reduced, reused and recovered,” Environment Minister David Parker said. “The Government is funding ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Speech at the launch of the National Hepatitis C Action Plan
    Tēnā koutou katoa. Thank you Anglesea Pharmacy and Te Manawa Taki for hosting this event. As a doctor, I saw first hand the impact of hepatitis C. I met Moana in 2019; she came to the infectious diseases outpatient clinic at Wellington Hospital having tested positive for hepatitis C. Like ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Plan to eliminate hepatitis C as a major health threat by 2030
    A plan to eliminate hepatitis C in New Zealand, reducing liver cancer and the need for liver transplants, has been released today by Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall. “Around 45,000 New Zealanders have hepatitis C, but only around half know they have it,” said Ayesha Verrall. “Symptoms often ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • School upgrades and new classrooms for West Coast, Tasman and Canterbury
    A funding injection from Budget 2021 to complete four shovel ready projects and new classrooms at six schools and kura will provide a real boost to local communities, Minister Dr Megan Woods announced today. “This Government has committed to providing quality fit for purpose learning environments and 100,000 new student ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Warmer Kiwi Homes smashes annual target
    The Government's highly successful insulation and heating programme, Warmer Kiwi Homes, is celebrating a key milestone with the completion of more than 38,000 insulation and efficient heater installs in the year to the end of June, smashing its target of 25,000 installs for the year. “The Warmer Kiwi Homes scheme ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Exemption granted for Wallabies to enter NZ
    Bledisloe Cup rugby will be played in New Zealand after the Australian rugby team received an economic exemption to enter New Zealand. Travel between Australia and New Zealand was suspended on Friday for at least eight weeks following the worsening of the COVID outbreak across the Tasman. New Zealanders have ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs makes three diplomatic appointments
    Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced three New Zealand Head of Mission appointments. They are: Mike Walsh as Ambassador to Iran Michael Upton as Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union Kevin Burnett as Ambassador to Indonesia Iran “Aotearoa New Zealand has a long-standing and constructive relationship with Iran, despite a ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Enhanced Task Force Green Approved for West Coast and Marlborough
    The Government has activated Enhanced Task Force Green (ETFG) in response to the West Coast and Marlborough floods, Social Development and Employment Minister Carmel Sepuloni announced today. “To assist with the clean-up, up to $500,000 will be made available to support the recovery in Buller and Marlborough which has experienced ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Govt support for upgrade of Eden Park players facilities
    Minister for Sport and Recreation Hon Grant Robertson has announced funding to upgrade the players facilities at Eden Park ahead of upcoming Women’s World Cup events. Eden Park is a confirmed venue for the Rugby World Cup 2021, the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022, and a proposed venue for matches of ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • More jobs and quicker public transport motoring towards West Auckland
    Work to improve public transport for West Aucklanders and support the region’s economic recovery by creating hundreds of jobs has officially kicked off, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff this morning marked the start of construction on the Northwestern Bus Improvements project. It ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Government backs critical health research
    Research into some of New Zealanders’ biggest health concerns including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease is getting crucial support in the latest round of health research funding, Health Minister Andrew Little announced today. The funding, awarded through the Health Research Council of New Zealand, covers 31 General Project grants ($36.64 ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • New Bay of Islands hospital facilities to bring services closer to home
    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister Andrew Little have joined a ceremony to bless the site and workers for Phase Two of the redevelopment of the Bay of Islands Hospital in Kawakawa today. The new building will house outpatients and primary care facilities, as well as expanded renal care ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Raukokore re-imagined with ‘smart’ relocatable rent to own housing
    Iwi, Crown Partnership Relocatable, fully insulated housing, connected to a new solar plant Provides a pathway to home ownership New housing in the remote eastern Bay of Plenty community of Raukokore shows how iwi and Crown agencies can work together effectively to provide warm, dry, energy efficient homes in a ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Cabinet accepts Turkish authorities’ request for the managed return of three NZ citizens
    Cabinet has agreed to the managed return of a New Zealand citizen and her two young children from Turkey, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. The three have been in immigration detention in Turkey since crossing the border from Syria earlier this year. Turkey has requested that New Zealand repatriate ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Govt delivers more classrooms so children can focus on learning
    Extra Government investment in classrooms and school building projects will enable students and teachers to focus on education rather than overcrowding as school rolls grow across the country, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis say. The pair visited Ruakākā School in Whangārei today to announce $100 ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • New station a platform for AirportLink to take off
    Every Aucklander with access to the rail network will now have a quick and convenient trip to the airport, Transport Minister Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said during the official opening of the new Puhinui Interchange today. The new interchange links the rail platform with a new bus ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    6 days ago
  • 10 days sick leave for employees delivered
    Legislation doubling employees’ minimum sick leave entitlement to 10 days comes into effect today, bringing benefits to both businesses and employees, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Wood announced today. “Our Government is delivering on a key manifesto commitment to help Kiwis and workplaces stay healthy,” Michael Wood said. “COVID-19 ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    6 days ago
  • Prime Minister congratulates Fiame Naomi Mata’afa on Election Win
    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tonight congratulated Prime Minister-elect Fiame Naomi Mata’afa on her victory in the Samoa’s general election. “New Zealand has a special relationship with Samoa, anchored in the Treaty of Friendship. We look forward to working with Samoa’s new government in the spirit of partnership that characterises this ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    7 days ago
  • Quarantine Free Travel with Australia suspended
    Quarantine Free Travel from all Australian states and territories to New Zealand is being suspended as the Covid situation there worsens, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. From 11.59pm today Australians will no longer be able to enter New Zealand quarantine-free. This will be ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Growing conservation efforts in Gisborne
    A big injection of Jobs for Nature funding will create much-needed jobs and financial security for families in TeTairāwhiti, and has exciting prospects for conservation in the region, Conservation Minister Kiri Allan says. “The projects target local communities most affected by the economic consequences of COVID 19 and are designed ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Flood recovery given further assistance
    The Government is contributing a further $1 million to help the flood battered Buller community, Acting Emergency Management Minister Kris Faafoi announced today. “Buller is a small community which has found itself suddenly facing significant and ongoing welfare costs. While many emergency welfare costs are reimbursed by Government, this money ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Funding for five projects to reduce food waste
    The Government is funding five projects to help address the growing problem of food waste, Environment Minister David Parker announced today. “New Zealand households throw away nearly 300,000 tonnes of food every year, half of which could still be eaten. By supporting these initiatives, we’re taking steps to reduce this ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Temporary Accommodation Service activated for West Coast flooding event
    The Temporary Accommodation Service (TAS) has been activated today - meaning residents on the West Coast of the South Island and in the Marlborough region hit by flooding over the weekend can now access help finding temporary accommodation, announced Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing) Poto Williams in Westport today. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Pause to Quarantine Free Travel from South Australia to New Zealand
    Quarantine Free Travel from South Australia to New Zealand will be paused from 11.59am (NZT) tonight, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has announced. However, people currently in the state who ordinarily live in New Zealand will be able to return on “managed return” flights starting with the next available flight, ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • New Zealand condemns malicious cyber activity by Chinese state-sponsored actors
    New Zealand has established links between Chinese state-sponsored actors known as Advanced Persistent Threat 40 (APT40) and malicious cyber activity in New Zealand. “The GCSB has worked through a robust technical attribution process in relation to this activity. New Zealand is today joining other countries in strongly condemning this malicious ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Remarks to Diplomatic Corps
    It is a pleasure to be with you all this evening. Some of you may have been surprised when you received an invitation from the Minister of Disarmament and Arms Control, and I would forgive you if you were. New Zealand is unique in having established a Ministerial portfolio ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Early Pfizer shipment boosts vaccine schedule
    The largest shipment of the Pfizer vaccine to date has arrived into New Zealand two days ahead of schedule, and doses are already being delivered to vaccination centres around the country, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says. “The shipment of more than 370,000 doses reached New Zealand yesterday, following a ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago