12:00 PM.New Zealanders are stranded and supermarkets are filled with people as the country prepares for quarantine.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:12 PM.New Zealand will go into a full lockdown at midnight tomorrow night and people are queuing up at supermarkets, despite pleas from store owners and the government to shop normally.
Panic buying… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.Mortgage brokers and advisors are expecting the Government to announce a freeze on mortgage repayments soon.
A rent increase freeze was already announced yesterday to give renters some securtity.
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12:18 PM.Passengers are stranded around the country and overseas as they desperately try to get home.
RNZ's Jonathan Mitchell speaks with Māni Dunlop. Read more Audio
12:21 PM.A day out from the nationwide lockdown and big businesses are taking different approaches.
Emma Hatton reports. Read more Audio
12:22 PM.The retailer, Briscoe Group, is sticking with the planned shutdown of its Rebel Sport and homewares store brands over the next four weeks. Read more Audio
12:23 PM.The Reserve Bank and other government agencies are talking to banks and business groups about possible government backing for loans to businesses. Read more Audio
12:24 PM.The commercial property sector is navigating through some unchartered territority in response to the Covid-19 virus. Read more Audio
12:25 PM.The warnings about the damage to the global economy keep coming thick and fast. Read more Audio
12:26 PM.For the latest from the markets we're joined by Grant Cotty of Hobson Wealth Partners. Read more Audio
12:29 PM.With almost all of the major competitions suspended in some way shape or form this year, the last remaining event that was in limbo was the Olympics in Tokyo in July.
However there are reports that… Read more Audio
12:36 PM.The Agriculture Minister says food producers will be able to keep operating over the next four weeks, providing they have strict protocols in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Maja Burry has… Read more Audio
12:41 PM.The police are playing a key role in the operational response to Covid-19.
Yesterday, Mike Bush, who is leading the response - says the priority for officers on patrol will be educating people about… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.In the far North, leaders and police met last night to discuss how checkpoints will run and more hui have been underway today.
Hone Harawira, is running the response in Muriwhenua - and spoke to Mani… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.Livestreamed karakia are becoming a source of comfort as many start their lock down in the coming weeks.
Thousands have watched a livestream karakia on the Kiingitanga facebook page over the weekend… Read more Audio