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1:52 pm today

Each week at this time we bring you stories from New Zealanders who were forced to leave their homelands and have resettled here. Today we are speaking to Govinda Regmi from Bhutan. Audio

Friday 27 March 2020

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1:00 National emergency response leaders media conference 

The civil service leaders of the response to Covid 19 address media and take questions about day two of the level four restrictions being in place. 

Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Director General of Civil Defence Emergency Management Sarah Stuart-Black giving the latest Covid-19 update.

Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Director General of Civil Defence Emergency Management Sarah Stuart-Black giving the latest Covid-19 update. Photo: RNZ

 

1:35 Lorelei Mason - transplant recipient isolates away from her family

People of all ages are at risk of becoming infected with Covid-19, but those who are over the age 70, immunocompromised or with underlying medical conditions such as severe asthma are more vulnerable. 

One of those people who are at an extremely high risk is Lorelei Mason, who many of you will remember as the former TV 1 health correspondent.

Lorelei Mason

Lorelei Mason Photo: Supplied

1:35 Farmers Markets are not an essential service and in lockdown too

As we head into the weekend, many people's routines will be seriously disrupted and one of those is popping down to the local Farmers Market.

Farmer's Markets won't be running during the lockdown, as they have not been deemed an essential service.

Jono Walker is the chair of the Farmers Market association and joins us from Ngaruawahia.

Matakana farmers market.

Matakana farmers market. Photo: PHTO NZ

1:50 Making New Zealand Home: Govinda Regmi 

Each week at this time we bring you stories from New Zealanders who were forced to leave their homelands and have resettled here.

Today we are  speaking to Govinda Regmi from Bhutan.

Making New Zealand Home - Govinda Regmi

Making New Zealand Home - Govinda Regmi Photo: Supplied

2:10  Ali Ventura's film picks

With cinemas now closed, Ali takes a look at Mystery/Drama; Comedy and Horror films available on streaming services. 

2:20 NZ Live Aaradhna

During the time of social distancing we will be replaying some of our early NZ Live sessions. Starting today with Aaradhna who made her musical debut 16 years ago. 

For an NZ Live session in September 2016, Aaradhna and her band dropped by RNZ for an interview and to perform songs from Brown Girl.

Aaradhna delivering a spine-tingling performance.

Aaradhna delivering a spine-tingling performance. Photo: Hannah Rolfe / Topic

Fairy wasp

Fairy wasp Photo: Mymar_female - By S.E. Thorpe - Wiki

3:35 Critter of the Week Fairy wasp

Doc's Nicola Toki  introduces to this week's critter - not the most attractive critter in our arsenal but it makes up for it because we get to use the term hyperparasite, where a wasp might lay its eggs inside a caterpillar but then this guy, a fairy wasp, comes along and lays its eggs inside the eggs of the wasp.

BBC captured this in a mesmerising video which you can see here.

3:45 The Panel with Wallace Chapman

Wallace is joined today by a range of experts who will also be answering your questions about Covid-19. Email us your questions: thepanel@rnz.co.nz