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10:20 Search continues for missing NZ livestock carrier in the East China Sea

The search and rescue operation continues in the East China Sea for the missing Gulf Livestock 1 ship with 43 crew including two New Zealanders and a cargo of 5,800 live cattle.

Japan's Coastguard says one crew member who has been rescued told them the ship's engine failed and it was hit by a wave and capsized.

Karyn speaks with Australian vet Lynn Simpson who has done 57 voyages on livestock ships.

Japan Coast Guard Patrol Ship Kudaka conducts a search operation of a Panamanian freighter Gulf Livestock 1 which sent a distress signal off of Amami Oshima in Kagoshima Prefecture on Sep. 3, 2020.

Photo: AFP

10:30 New Zealand's retailers struggle with the return of Covid-19

A report from Retail NZ shows business confidence has taken a hammering since the return of Covid-19 to New Zealand.

As customers keep their distance and border restrictions stifle supply chains, Retail NZ warns 10,000 businesses could be on the brink.

Karyn speaks with Retail NZ's chief executive Greg Harford.

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10:45 Aotearoa's biggest ever gold nugget! 

It's time for the rest is history, and this week we're searching for gold! 

On the 7th of September 1909 ‘Messrs Scott and Sharpe’ found the heaviest gold nugget on record in New Zealand at Ross on the West Coast. Karyn is calling Rick Fennell from the Ross Goldfields Information & Heritage Centre to talk about where the nugget was found, and what happened to it! 

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Photo: NZ History