6:00 AM.Two universities are asking staff to take pay cuts as they wrestle with multi-million-dollar deficits, and Simon Bridges plays down any suggestion his leadership is at risk Audio
6:20 AM.People with sexually transmitted infections are delaying seeking help under lockdown, leading to serious complications in some cases.
Sexual health providers say confusion about what services are… Read more Audio
6:20 AM.A brief update from the business sector. Read more Audio
6:22 AM.News from the rural and farming sector. Read more Audio
6:37 AM.Victoria University is considering slashing staff pay by a fifth or moving them to a four-day week to help it cope with a $50 million drop in income.
Its vice-chancellor Grant Guilford told RNZ… Read more Audio
6:40 AM.With 30,000 more people on the jobseeker benefit in just four weeks, the government is ramping up its efforts to get people who have found themselves out of work into jobs.
The Social Development… Read more Audio
6:50 AM.Restaurants and cafes are on a fast learning curve as they try to make the most of being back in business under Alert Level 3.
McDonald's for breakfast, a flat white in the morning, dumplings for… Read more Audio
6:53 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:07 AM.Whether or not the country moves out of Alert Level 3 restrictions in two weeks is up to you.
That's the message from the Prime Minister as she warns people not to be complacent about the gains made… Read more Audio
7:16 AM.Two universities are asking staff to take pay cuts as they wrestle with multi-million-dollar deficits caused by the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown.
Victoria University is considering a 20 percent pay… Read more Audio
7:20 AM.School gates are open again today for the first time in weeks, but pupils won't be flooding in.
Children up to Year 10 whose parents can't work from home are allowed to return to class. So few are… Read more Audio
7:23 AM.The National Party leader has dismissed any questions over his leadership saying none of his MPs have raised it with him, and it's a distraction when the country should be focusing on how to rebuild… Read more Audio
7:37 AM.Tokyo Olympic organisers say the postponed games will be "scrapped" if they cannot take place next year.
Tokyo 2020 is now scheduled to run from 23 July to 8 August next year after being delayed… Read more Audio
7:41 AM.Two sisters who have flown from Melbourne to be with their dying mother are caught up in 14 days of mandatory isolation.
They've battling to get out of quarantine early on compassionate grounds, but… Read more Audio
7:46 AM.Iwi volunteers at a new checkpoint in South Taranaki say they have stopped hundreds of vehicles who shouldn't be driving under Alert Level 3.
They say they are concerned that people have dropped… Read more Audio
7:50 AM.University staff are being advised not to accept pay cuts.
At least two universities are considering cutting staff pay to help confront the crisis posed by the multi-million dollar loss of income… Read more Audio
7:56 AM.Renting is expensive at the best of times, but when wages are cut and jobs are lost, making ends meet becomes even harder.
Of nearly 2000 people surveyed by Renters United, more than half had lost at… Read more Audio
8:07 AM.Universities are asking staff to take paycuts as the loss of revenue from international students bites.
Minister of Education Chris Hipkins told Morning Report he thinks financial issues are "a bit… Read more Audio
8:16 AM.The World Health Organisation is warning New Zealand not to become complacent, as a long battle against Covid-19 still lies ahead.
The organisation's response manager of the Western Pacific region… Read more Audio
8:18 AM.After a month of quiet, the country welcomed back the sounds of traffic, commerce and construction yesterday.
As dawn rose on Alert Level 3, about 400,000 people went back to work.
In Wellington… Read more Audio
8:21 AM.Tradies' vans are back on the streets throughout the country.
Among them are Wellington electrician Mike Irvine, and the twenty six staff working with Colleen Upton at Hutt Gas and Plumbing.
The… Read more Audio
8:27 AM.For hundreds of New Zealanders who didn't listen to Corin on Friday, Level Three came with a side order of cars that wouldn't start.
AA Roadservice says it had attended 1500 jobs and had hundreds… Read more Audio
8:29 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:40 AM.One of the country's worst hit regions for novel coronavirus is confident its turned a corner.
There are just 14 active cases in the Southern DHB compared with 101 a couple of weeks ago.
RNZ's Anan… Read more Audio
8:43 AM.Universities are being hammered by a massive downturn in the $5 billion foreign student industry. Some are now considering asking staff to take pay cuts to help their institutions survive.
8:49 AM.Several thousand schools and early learning centres are partially reopening today for the first time in five weeks.
Because it's Alert Level 3, only the children up to Year 10 whose parents can't… Read more Audio
8:52 AM.Keen golfers have been lining up to get back out on the greens now that the country has moved to Alert Level 3.
Barry Brown, captain of the Royal Wellington Golf Club, was one of the first to tee… Read more Audio
8:57 AM.Many Wellingtonians not yet back at work today will be keeping their eyes peeled for a young humpback whale, after it visited the harbour yesterday morning.
The whale was spotted near the… Read more Audio