This is what Newshub caught on camera during the height of the pandemic – Dr Jonie Girouard holding court in her Christchurch clinic.
“You’re here because you’re not crazy about being vaccinated? Right, well you’re in the right spot!” she was filmed saying.
On offer? $80 exemptions, which weren’t legally binding, supposedly issued on medical grounds.
“Instead, what we’re trying to do is give a medical certificate saying that you’ve been assessed and it’s not appropriate for you to receive the current vaccine,” she said on camera.