9 Sep 2022

The UK mourns the Queen's death

From Midday Report, 12:35 pm on 9 September 2022

Queen Elizabeth the Second has died at the age of 96 at her estate in Balmoral, Scotland.

The Crown has transferred to King Charles III who has automatically become New Zealand's Head of State.

In the United Kingdom, crowds gathered outside royal residences - laying flowers, and keeping vigil.

RNZ correspondent Olly Barratt is outside Windsor Castle and spoke to Māni Dunlop live.