Petition is successful with 1,862 signatures
To: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Ministers Nanaia Mahuta, and Damien O’Connor
Support Vaccines for People Not Profit
May 2021 After months of campaigning we welcome the news that New Zealand will support temporarily relaxing patents on COVID 19 vaccines. New Zealand joins the vast majority of member states at the World Trade Organisation as supporters of a proposal that seeks to ramp up the production of vaccines and ease distribution in the Global South.