6:00 AM.No entry - for the first time ever, New Zealand is closed Italy's coronavirus death toll is set to pass China's today The government's working on plans to get New Zealanders home Many older people are… Read moreAudio
7:11 AM.For the first time ever, New Zealand's border is shut. It closed at one minute to midnight last night to everyone except citizens or permanent residents ... who can still bring their children… Read moreAudio
7:57 AM.First it was supermarkets being cleaned out of toilet paper and hand sanitiser, but now it seems spooked shoppers have garden supplies in their sights as concerns about the Covid-19 virus grow.
8:20 AM.The Reserve Bank has announced range of measures including term loans to banks, agreement with US Federal Reserve to access up to US$30 billion and intervening in markets to maintain stability.