6:00 AM.Auckland City hoping to thrash out Covid-19 recovery plan; ATEED running crisis summit on pandemic; Judith Collins on time to election; Three New Zealand-Koreans killed in landslide; Ashley Bloomfield… Read more Audio
6:20 AM.Plans are underway for an information hub in Auckland to help immigrants stranded or jobless because of Covid-19.
A Queenstown centre set up in June to offer immigration and welfare support was… Read more Audio
6:23 AM.Some temporary migrants - backpackers - are more than happy to stay in New Zealand through the pandemic.
French backpacker Marine Baiguerra is among more than 13,000 people to have signed a petition… Read more Audio
6:26 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
6:27 AM.News from the rural and farming sector. Read more Audio
6:45 AM.Auckland is holding a crisis summit today to work out a Covid recovery plan for the city's fragile economy.
Its tourism and economic development agency, Ateed, is predicting 40,000 to 50,000… Read more Audio
6:48 AM.A psychologist says the government will have a tough time convincing people to use the Covid tracing app while there's no community transmission.
The Health Minister Chris Hipkins is urging people to… Read more Audio
6:54 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
7:16 AM.Auckland is holding a day-long crisis summit today to thrash out a Covid recovery plan for the city's fragile economy.
Economic activity in the city forecast to decline by 6 percent this year -… Read more Audio
7:20 AM.ATEED is running a crisis summit today to discuss how Auckland should respond to the pandemic.
Economic activity in the city is forecast to drop 6 percent this year.
Nick Hill is ATEED's chief… Read more Audio
7:26 AM.National Party leader Judith Collins says the party will get its policies independently costed by a group of economists.
Collins told Morning Report there will be further policy announcements before… Read more Audio
7:36 AM.Three New Zealand-Koreans have been killed in South Korea after flash flooding and landslides enveloped their property.
RNZ understands that the family - a grandmother, her daughter and young… Read more Audio
7:38 AM.Ashley Bloomfield is warning community transmission of Covid-19 in New Zealand is inevitable, as the authorities try to break Kiwis out of complacency around the virus.
Shops, restaurants and schools… Read more Audio
7:49 AM.A former prisoner who spent years in maximum security says he cannot understand why it's costing so much to keep the Christchurch mosque gunman behind bars.
Newly released Cabinet papers reveal that… Read more Audio
7:54 AM.Hunting for discounts and specials is a key part of any visit to the supermarket.
A survey has found that some products are on special so often that shoppers can't be sure of how much items are… Read more Audio
7:57 AM.Disgraced former minister Iain Lees-Galloway has returned to Parliament for the first time since he was sacked for having an affair with a former staffer.
The Palmerston North MP announced he would… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.Men's tennis world number two Rafael Nadal will not defend his US Open crown in September, deciding not to travel to New York because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more Audio
8:17 AM.Economists believe the huge wage subsidy program will have prevented a dramatic rise in the unemployment rate when new figures are released this morning.
The June quarter numbers mark the first… Read more Audio
8:21 AM.New Zealand's unemployment numbers are expected to jump on Wednesday when new figures are released this morning.
The figures will include the months to June 2020.
Liz Kendall is a senior economist… Read more Audio
8:25 AM.The government has put the kaibosh on hopes hospital workers owed three quarters of $1 billion could get an interim payout early.
Workers will have to wait until into next year or even longer, seven… Read more Audio
8:30 AM.The resignation of the Canterbury District Health Board's top official is being labelled a disaster for the region.
David Meates will also relinquish his position as chief executive of the West Coast… Read more Audio
8:35 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:39 AM.Auckland's public health service tried to get out of having to meet big new Covid-19 contact tracing requirements, saying it thought they were unnecessary.
Like all public health units, it was asked… Read more Audio
8:47 AM.Civil servants and MPs have been told to delete the Tik Tok app on work phones as it poses serious security concerns.
Concern about the app has risen globally as President Trump threatens to ban the… Read more Audio
8:51 AM.Disgraced former Minister Iain Lees-Galloway is adamant he didn't spend public money to keep up the affair that later got him sacked.
The outgoing MP returned to Parliament last night to give his… Read more Audio
8:55 AM.Auckland is holding a day-long crisis summit today to thrash out a Covid recovery plan for the city's fragile economy.
8:57 AM.On Monday we brought you the story of a stranded, honeymooning couple who were making their way home to New Zealand by fishing boat after the pandemic left them stuck in the Falkland Islands.
Feeonaa… Read more Audio