Eighteen months ago, New Zealand’s frontline workers were lauded as heroes. Among them were police officers, doctors, nurses, vaccinators, bus drivers, and supermarket workers.
Now, they’ve become targets of abuse for some. Many of those same frontline workers say they’ve been punched, had bottles thrown at them, threatened, and verbally abused.
Why is this happening? And, where does that leave New Zealand?
Join us for 1News’ Anger, Anxiety & Us, hosted John Campbell, as we examine those questions.
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