5:07 PM.The World Health Organisation has declared a global pandemic in the wake of Covid-19 and US President Donald Trump's has announced travel from Europe to the US has been suspended for 30 days.
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5:12 PM.US President Donald Trump has announced the United States will suspend travel from Europe to the US for 30 days.
"It looks like Wall Street will be opening about five percent lower. That was not the… Read more Video, Audio
5:14 PM.New Zealand has no plans to immediately roll out a major Covid-19 stimulus package like the one unveiled in Australia.
The Australian government has announced a multi-billion dollar plan to keep… Read more Audio
5:17 PM.Auckland Airport has placed itself in a trading halt. RNZ Business reporter Nona Pelletier discusses the markets with Lisa Owen. Video, Audio
5:21 PM.US President Donald Trump has announced a 30-day ban on travel from Europe to the United States.
The news has rocked markets, with Auckland Airport calling a trading halt on Thursday afternoon.
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5:26 PM.The Ministry of Health is looking to toughen up rules around self-isolation to stem the spread of Covid-19.
There are more than 2,000 people registered as being in self-isolation in New Zealand, with… Read more Video, Audio
5:32 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:39 PM.The Prime Minister has announced a relief package for drought-hit areas around New Zealand, unlocking millions of dollars in financial support.
Jacinda Ardern visited the Far North to see the parched… Read more Audio
5:43 PM.About 750 kilometres east of the South Island, farmers on the Chatham Islands are also feeling the pressure of drought. The cluster of islands were included in this morning's large drought… Read more Audio
5:46 PM.It's the eve of the much-awaited National Rugby League season, with the Warriors taking on Newcastle across the ditch on Saturday night.
But in what's become a regular tradition, a sex scandal is… Read more Audio
5:53 PM.The New Zealand Olympic Committee isn't letting speculation around the coronavirus and this year's Games get in the way of further additions to the Kiwi team.
Canoe slalom athletes Luuka Jones and… Read more Audio
6:06 PM.US President Donald Trump has suspended all travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days, because of Covid-19.
In a prime time address from the Oval Office, the US President criticised Europe… Read more Audio
6:10 PM.The government here doesn't appear to be readying to follow in the United States footsteps with its Europe travel ban.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand has been tough and swift with… Read more Audio
6:12 PM.Business has nose-dived for a NZ souvenir maker who says shops are shutting and people are being laid off.
Tourism Industry boss Chris Roberts is calling on the government to lift the travel ban on… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.Warning: Report contains information that may be distressing to listeners
The jury in the trial of a police officer accused of raping his colleague has heard three different versions of what happened… Read more Audio