26 May 2020

Welcome to 'After the Virus'

From After the Virus, 2:00 pm on 26 May 2020
A locked up construction site in a suburb in South Auckland of day 1 of the lockdown.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

We’re half way through 2020 and there’s barely a nation on Earth that Covid-19 hasn’t touched.

Close to five million people have contracted the virus. More than 300,000 have died.

But now, all around the world, people are starting to lift their heads, look around and step out of their homes into a new reality.

Morning Report presenter, Guyon Espiner

Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

The question is; what does that world look like?

To try to answer that, RNZ is making a podcast and video series about the post-pandemic world. 

Hosted by Guyon Espiner, ‘After the Virus’ talks to New Zealand and international experts about the way our world will change in the wake of Covid-19.

On video, on radio and as a podcast, over six episodes, we’ll be asking how we’ll live, how we’ll work, govern ourselves, the future of our economies, our health system and our environments.

Because there are many questions and they all need answers.

‘After the Virus’, a video/podcast series available from 29 May on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts – all the podcast apps - and of course at RNZ.co.nz

Produced by Guyon Espiner, Justin Gregory, Claire Eastham-Farrelly, Tim Watkin and Veronica Schmidt.

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