06 April 2020 – Prime Minister signals that government is considering technology options for contact tracing

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister / Ministry of Health

Overview: Prime Minister signals to media that government is assessing contract tracing technology
Full details here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/413541/government-looking-at-apps-for-contact-tracing-ardern

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions
Evidence/Justification: No decision taken at this point