6:00 AM.Isolation rules are now in force for all people arriving in the country. We'll talk to the prime minister about the next steps. The tourism and travel sectors warn mass job losses are likely. Audio
7:43 AM.The Air Line Pilots's Association expects flight networks will be substantially reduced and further disruption is likely as tough new border rules to tackle the spread of Covid-19 are brought in.
8:10 AM.The Reserve Bank has cut its benchmark interest rate, to support the economy against the impact of the Covid-19 virus. The central bank cut its official cash rate to 0.25 percent from one percent.
8:53 AM.An American tourist who began his journey here before travel restrictions were announced is now waiting to find out if he'll have to stay in New Zealand in isolation for two weeks or will be allowed… Read moreAudio