Lately for Monday 9 March 2020
10:20 Support package being tailor-made for NZ businesses
Cabinet ministers have given the green light to set up a support package for businesses struggling due to Covid-19.
The package will include wage subsidies for workers in worst affected sectors, as well as training and redeployment offers and the details are being worked through this week with a tailor-made response due next week.
Karyn Hay speaks with Business NZ's chief executive Kirk Hope.
10:30 Covid-19 global outbreaks: update from Hong Kong
Hong Kong flights are currently operated by Cathay Pacific as Air New Zealand gets its Rolls Royce engines repaired.
They'll resume on Air New Zealand aircraft from March 29 and would be adjusted from seven return services per week to four return services per week from April 21 to May 31.
Karyn speaks with Tom Grundy from Hong Kong Free Press about how Hong Kongers are responding to the coronavirus.
10:40 I'd Like to Talk About Women Composers
Tonight we start a new five-part classical music series called "I'd like to talk about Women Composers" with musician George Henderson. Tonight Karyn speaks with George about the work of Mrs H. H. A. Beach and Florence Price.