12:00 PM.Health officials face further scrutiny over testing and tracing protocols; the Trans-Tasman bubble threatens to pop.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.A returning New Zealander in managed isolation at the Rydges Hotel in Auckland is stunned that the Ministry of Health had no plans to test her, or anyone else in the facility, before today.
Jessie… Read more Audio
12:14 PM.Alll people in managed isolation must be tested for Covid-19 on days three and 12 of their stay, according to new protocols brought in last week.
But can people refuse to be tested?
Otago law… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.The proposed trans-Tasman bubble may have received a set-back, after the Australian Government revealed borders could remain closed until next year.
Talking to the National Press Club, Australian… Read more Audio
12:19 PM.The economy's run of nine years of uninterrupted growth has come to a screeching halt.
Gyles Beckford spoke to Māni Dunlop about some of the details and the economy's prospects. Read more Audio
12:22 PM.The vehicle retailer and finance group Turners Automotive has reported a small drop in profit as sales fell because of Covid-19.
Gyles Beckford has more business. Read more Audio
12:27 PM.English football's Premier League has resumed - with players, officials and management taking a knee to recognise the Black Lives Matter movement.
Clay Wilson has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.A fund for drought-hit farmers has attracted more than a thousand applications.
Maja Burry has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:42 PM.The Mental Health Foundation says there is not enough support for Māori, and their hauora - or overall wellbeing - is suffering as a result.
The Mental Health Commissioner, Kevin Allan, says… Read more Audio
12:46 PM.Enthusiasm in the Pacific Islands for a travel bubble with New Zealand appears to have cooled somewhat, following the news that two people were able to leave isolation while positive with Covid-19.
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