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10:20 Salvation Army prepares for Victoria's third lockdown

Tonight at midnight local time the Australian state of Victoria will begin its third lockdown. Premier Daniel Andrews announced the five day lockdown today following an outbreak linked to the highly infectious UK variant at a quarantine hotel that's led to at least thirteen coronavirus cases in Melbourne. Steve Speziale of Salvation Army speaks to Karyn from Melbourne.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 18: A view of nearly empty street during the strict restrictions due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Melbourne, Australia on October 18, 2020.

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10:30 New Zealand's first Covid-19 vaccines are a week away

New Zealand will roll out the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for the first time next week targetting the 12-thousand border and MIQ workers first in the coming two to three weeks. Karyn speaks with vaccinologist Helen Petousis-Harris from University of Auckland about the vaccine, how it works and what it means for New Zealand's public health.

Govt secures another two Covid-19 vaccines, PM says every New Zealander will be able to be vaccinated

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10:45 Out Lately: The First of Finn for 2021

Every fortnight Out Lately explores lesser known musical treats chosen by the elusive Finn Johansson. Tonight is no exception as Finn takes us through a sonic triptych that features Waterfalls, Wet Specimen and Auckland's bb gurl.  

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