12:00 PM.Questions abound over the latest Covid-19 cases, thousands turn out at Auckland Covid testing centres, and long queues at the city's borders as people flee Tamaki Makaurau.
Nicola Wright has the… Read more Audio
12:12 PM.Anxiety levels are high in Tamaki Makaurau after news three members of the same South Auckland family have tested positive for Covid-19, causing the city to be moved to Alert Level 3.
The Prime… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.Thousands of Aucklanders have been queuing up to be swabbed for Covid-19 in Tamaki Makaurau this morning, following the news of the latest community cases.
RNZ's Health Correspondent, Rowan Quinn… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.Thousands of people have been attempting to travel south out of Auckland this morning, with long queues reported at police border checkpoints.
Māni Dunlop spoke with RNZ reporter, Kate Gregan, from… Read more Audio
12:18 PM.South Auckland, where these positive Covid cases reside, has a large Māori population.
Māni Dunlop spoke to the Ministry of Health's Deputy Director General Māori Health, John Whaanga. Read more Audio
12:20 PM.Contact Energy boosts geothermal generation.
Kim Savage has te pūrongo pakihi. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.The Tall Blacks are forced to play their Asia Cup basketball game in Cairns.
Brenton Vannisselroy has te pūrongo hakinakina. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.There is hope a changed southern border for the new Auckland Level 3 lockdown will improve the flow of fresh fruit and vegetables to that city.
Rural reporter, Susan Murray, has mo nga korero e pa… Read more Audio
12:44 PM.There are large queues outside Covid-19 testing centres across Auckland, the city's supermarkets are busy with shoppers, and thousands of people are attempting to leave the city, after three members… Read more Audio
12:46 PM.Well in New Plymouth, a long line of vehicles stretched along Tukapa Street outside the Taranaki Base Hosptial this morning as people rushed to get tested for Covid-19.
The mother and daughter of the… Read more Audio
12:50 PM.The UK will today begin requiring travellers from countries on a Covid "red list" to go through hotel quarantine.
The introduction of such a system has been some time in the making - and there are… Read more Audio