Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay spoke to Sir Ian Taylor about #151 Off The Bench - his business travel trial that uses private MIQ.
On with the show:
Sir Ian Taylor:
One of New Zealand's leading business entrepreneurs has been given approval by the Government to trial a private self-isolation system for international business travel, designed to free up spaces in MIQ for returning Kiwis. His will be a quick visit to the US in November, just time for a meeting about golf with Fox Sport in LA and another with Major League Baseball in San Francisco.
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Blizzard McLean and Mikela Dennison:
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Dr Jacqueline Rowarth:
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