Totara Hospice in Manurewa is the sole facility to make the End of Life Choice Act available this week.
The former National leader was supposed to launched his book the week NZ went into lockdown.
His comments today come after seven out of 11 executives resigned last year amid ongoing tensions.
The outgoing mayor says a lot of out-of-towners are impressed with the city.
Grant Robertson told Q+A that rates were still within acceptable range.