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Election 2020: Judith Collins fears ‘brain drain’ to Australia after Covid-19 economic shock – Stuff.co.nz

National leader says Kiwis will head to Australia in droves as New Zealand faces a relatively worse Covid-19 economic hit.

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National Party leader Judith Collins says New Zealand risks losing Kiwis to Australia as its immediate Covid-19 economic hit has been smaller.
Treasury opened the Government books ahead of the election on Wednesday, estimating a 16 per cent contraction in the economy in the three months to June, compared to a 7 per cent contraction in Australia.
Collins said Australias lighter lockdown had kept the economic damage more limited, meaning the Government had a lot to answer for.
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