12:00 PM.President Trump halts funding to the World Health Organisation. The Government cuts tax for businesses.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:12 PM.The US President, Donald Trump has announced his country will be cutting funding to the World Health Organisation.
The US contributes the largest share of the W-H-O's funds, at nearly 15-percent.
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12:15 PM.New measures announced by the Government to provide relief for small and medium sized businesses have been described as deeply disappointing by the sector. The announcement includes three billion… Read more Audio
12:18 PM.The Government is set to announce a recovery package for media within the week, as major media outlets say Covid-19 has halved their advertising revenue.
Parliament's Epidemic Response Committee has… Read more Audio
12:21 PM.The future of the Marsden Point oil refinery is under review.
The refinery operator has been under pressure for some time, and the stresses have been exacerbated by the Covid-19 virus.
Gyles… Read more Audio
12:29 PM.The governing body for Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship believe they have until the end of this year to complete both competitions in some form.
Clay Wilson has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.A just completed assessment of the waiting times for getting stock into meat works has highlighted a massive ballooning in processing delays.
Maja Burry has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:42 PM.There are fears Māori will become the shock absorbers as the economy continues in its sharp downturn.
Māori own a significant proportion of assets in the primary sectors - with iwi organisations and… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.Thousands of students have been learning from home today as schools re-open for term 2 - virtually.
The government unveiled a large distance learning package to support them last week.
Hohepa… Read more Audio