It’s official – a household name that has graced our screens since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be doing so much longer.
The face of New Zealand’s COVID response, Chief Health Officer Ashley Bloomfield, announced on Tuesday morning that he would step down in July.
Over the past two years, Dr. Bloomfield has been involved in some iconic moments. He became something of a New Zealand figure when COVID-19 arrived on our shores – striking a chord as a reliable and friendly face amid long periods of uncertainty.
Newshub rounds up Dr. Bloomfield’s best (and maybe not the best) moments.
Kiwi Writes Erotic Fanfiction About Bloomfield and PM Jacinda Ardern
A series of Instagram posts detailing sexually explicit fantasies about Dr Bloomfield and Prime Minister Jacinda Arden by author ‘Joan Chick’ have gone viral amid New Zealand’s first alert level COVID lockdowns in 2020. We We’ll leave the rest to your imagination.
Blushing Dr Bloomfield Reveals His Favorite Love Song
During an interview with Three The AM Show’s former breakfast program in 2020, Dr Bloomfield was asked to name his favorite love song – given that he himself had received so many love.
A blushing and stuttering Dr Bloomfield has confessed he has a thing for a particular Eric Clapton song – although it took him a minute to fight his embarrassment to name the track.
“Ah, um… ‘Wonderful Tonight’ would be my favorite I think. It means a lot to me since I started dating my wife.”