25 Mar 2020

Covid-19 lockdown: Businesses struggle with what is 'essential' service

From Checkpoint, 5:37 pm on 25 March 2020

As businesses brace for the lockdown, many are still scrambling to figure out if they're allowed to open as "essential services" over the coming weeks.

The government has released a list of businesses and services it says are okay to keep operating - dairies will be open and the Warehouse will not.

But there remain some grey areas - and some businesses who are adamant they will keep their doors open, regardless of what the rules say.

Ben Strang reports.