25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Parliament convenes one last time

From Morning Report, 6:43 am on 25 March 2020

Parliament will urgently convene one last time this afternoon to put the country in a State of Emergency before shutting up shop over the four-week lockdown.

MPs will then head into self-isolation - but it won't mean an end to the Opposition's ability to scrutinise the Government.

Here's RNZ deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.