3 Mar 2021

Govt declines National's, Greens' call for Covid-19 support pay

From Checkpoint, 6:12 pm on 3 March 2021

The government has poured cold water over calls to pay 100 percent of a person's wages for two weeks if they have been told to self-isolate.

Two cases linked to the recent Valentines Day outbreak broke the rules and went to work, despite being told to stay home.

And an unusual pairing - the National Party and the Greens - both believe its proof more support is needed.

Here's political reporter, Katie Scotcher.