Covid-19 Response

Chuck Schooner made this Official Information request to Jacinda Ardern

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From: Chuck Schooner

Dear Jacinda Ardern,

Can you point to any country whereby the vaccine has had the desired impact to halt and stop the spread of Covid-19? Yes or No?

Would you consider your Covid-19 response has proven it has nothing to do with science due to incompetence of public officials?

Are vaccine passports pointless if the governments own agency can't provide quantifiable data as to how effective this is?

Would you consider the following accurate - "We are all in this together unless you own a business, are self employed, are a landlord, rely on open boarders to conduct business, are a farmer, are a nurse, are a doctor, have any other medical condition from Covid.

Covid-19 has now been around since late 2019 with schools and hospitals operating in some capacity.

Please state what has changed to actively discriminate against people who refuse to get the vaccine? The vaccine doesn't stop you getting or transmitting virus as we have seen by countless countries overseas - this means mandates are pointless?

Will you take any responsibility if the health and education of the country is compromised due to worker shortages?

If like overseas when long term vaccine impacts start to arise and health workers get sick will workers you have discriminated against be allowed their rights back to look after an ailing population?

You are on video stating you will discriminate and make a two tier society. Given you are taking away basic freedoms has there been any work around the people you are discriminating against and making sure they don't pay any tax? A two tier society would require a two system society wouldn't it? Please provide all work completed in this regard.

Can you state one achievement you are likely to be proud of when you leave office given the irreparable damage you are currently presiding over?

Yours faithfully,

Chuck Schooner

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From: Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

Kia ora


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