5:07 PM.Professor Shaun Hendy from Auckland University research centre Te Punaha Matatini joins Lisa Owen to discuss the latest on the new Covid-19 cases in the community in New Zealand, and the modelling of… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.Papatoetoe High School has gone from classes to Covid-19 tests for the next three days as its 1400 students rush to get tested.
The school year has just started back but there's already a sense of… Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins joins Lisa Owen to discuss the latest developments since the new Covid-19 community cases, and the lockdowns in New Zealand. Read more Video, Audio
5:29 PM.Residents of the Northland town of Mangawhai Heads have had a day of Covid limbo and "absolute confusion" as to what alert level they are at.
Eight checkpoints were set up around Auckland's regional… Read more Video, Audio
5:36 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6232274314001 Video, Audio
5:41 PM.Auckland businesses are fearing the worst, just one day into Auckland's third lockdown.
Bars, restaurants and shops were forced to shut up shop at 11.59 on Sunday night, reverting once again to… Read more Video, Audio
5:46 PM.Opinion is split in New Plymouth over whether the city should be in Covid-19 alert level 3 along with Auckland.
Members of a Papatoetoe family infected with the UK variant of the virus travelled to… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.Officials in Victoria are chasing down 150 passengers who arrived in Australia from New Zealand last night - hours before a pause was put on the quarantine-free travel bubble.
RNZ WorldWatch's… Read more Audio
5:53 PM.As we've been reporting, genome sequencing has confirmed the three latest Covid-19 cases in the Auckland community are the more infectious UK strain.
But authorities haven't been able to find a match… Read more Audio
6:08 PM.The government is being told to stop dragging its feet and introduce daily Covid-19 saliva testing for border workers and recent returnees.
The latest community cases in South Auckland have reignited… Read more Audio
6:11 PM.A New Zealand expert who tested the accuracy of a Covid-19 saliva test being used at Auckland Airport says it as good a nasal swab, but it's cheaper and faster.
New Zealand business Rako Science is… Read more Video, Audio