5:09 PM.Disneyland closes its theme parks and cruise lines across the United States, Broadway shuts down and the PGA is cancelled as the Covid-19 coronavirus takes a stranglehold on the US economy.
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5:12 PM.Staying home, the markets have taken a pounding for the second day in a row. Mark Lister, head of private wealth research at Craig's Investment Partners, talks to Lisa Owen. Read more Video, Audio
5:18 PM.More border restrictions will be announced by the Prime Minister over the weekend as the number of cases of Covid-19 globally continues to rise.
There are now nearly 130,000 cases of the coronavirus… Read more Audio
5:28 PM.As Christchurch prepares to mark a year since the horrific terror attack which claimed 51 lives, worshippers from Al Noor and Linwood mosques have come together to share in prayer.
Hundreds of… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.One year on from the mosque attacks, many in New Zealand are still trying to recover - whether from injuries, struggles with mental health, or coming to grips with living without a loved one.
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5:39 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:44 PM.Dozens of Wellington businesses were affected by a burst water main in the central city on which forced Wellington Water to shut-off the taps.
Those who remained at work were asked to use toilets in… Read more Video, Audio
5:48 PM.An Auckland businesswoman has set up a pop-up Pasifika, saying it is unfair the festival's been cancelled when other events have not been.
Auckland Council has canned the festival due to be held at… Read more Video, Audio
5:54 PM.Travellers passing through the new $29 million airport terminal in New Plymouth next week will find themselves immersed in the culture of the local hapū Puketapu.
The building has been designed to… Read more Video, Audio
6:09 PM.Global markets have suffered record falls as alarm over the coronavirus intensifes.
When Wall St finally closed after its worst day since 1987 it wasn't just the sound of the Stock Exchange bell… Read more Audio
6:12 PM.The major Auckland festival Pasifika was cancelled in an announcement on Friday morning, just before the weekend event was about to launch.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff told Lisa Owen it was a tough… Read more Video, Audio
6:20 PM.The University of Otago is embarking on ambitious research to better understand the mental health impact of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Almost a year on, some are so traumatised they are not… Read more Video, Audio
6:25 PM.The NRL rugby league season is officially underway - but hopes aren't high for the Warriors this year.
Having finished 13th of 16 teams last season, the competition's lone New Zealand side haven't… Read more Audio