6:00 AM.Top stories this morning... A 20-billion-dollar war chest - or a 20-billion-dollar slush fund? We have all the reaction to Grant Robertson's Covid-19 budget We'll have political and economic reaction… Read moreAudio
7:09 AM.A $50 billion Covid-19 rescue package poured out of the Crown coffers yesterday when the Government revealed its rebuild plan - but it's the $20 billion dollar blank cheque that's got the Opposition… Read moreAudio
7:44 AM.Those hoping for a further rise in welfare payments to feature in the budget have been disappointed, despite predictions that the Covid-19 outbreak will create tens of thousands of new beneficiaries.
8:29 AM.A new report on the nearly 40,000 people who signed on for the unemployment benefit during lockdown shows they're more likely to be first time beneficiaries, higher earners, recently returned from… Read moreAudio