25 Mar 2020

NZ hours from being put in a State of Emergency

From Midday Report, 12:12 pm on 25 March 2020

New Zealand will be put into a State of Emergency within the next few hours, when Parliament resumes briefly this afternoon.

Parliament will then close down, ahead of the country-wide lockdown which begins at midnight tonight.

Māni Dunlop speaks to RNZ's Political Editor, Jane Patterson.