'Go Richard' - Breakfast viewer takes over weather segment in Matty McLean's absence

Mangaweka man Richard Aslett stepped up to the plate this morning.

Covid-19 disruption: Prime Minister says supermarkets may open over Easter

Supermarkets are one of the few places New Zealanders can purchase food during level four restrictions.


Former Gloriavale member calls for police, government to enforce the lockdown at West Coast community

Most people inside Gloriavale will be oblivious to the scale of the pandemic, a former member says.


Medical workers 'ready to do their job' with influx of coronavirus patients expected - Dr Ashley Bloomfield

The Director-General of Health says the Covid-19 situation will get worse before it gets better.


'Devastating milestone' of country's first Covid-19 death shows importance of taking lockdown seriously - Ardern

"We have to break those chains of transmission and everyone staying at home is how we do that," the PM said today.


Half of employed Kiwis are 'sitting at home' unable to work amid coronavirus lockdown

Economist Brad Olsen says construction workers, hairdressers and other workers are unable to go in or work from home.


Britain suffers first death of doctor due to coronavirus

Adil El Tayar, 63, was working at two London hospitals as an organ transplant consultant.

Fire at Dunedin landfill contained

FENZ say they're now satisfied there are not any dangers to residents living nearby

Morning Briefing March 30: Covid-19 death and isolation breaches

NZ records its first coronavirus-related death, while an online form for reporting lockdown breaches is flooded with responses.

Up to 200K coronavirus deaths foreseen in US as Spain, Italy demand help

Worldwide, the count approached 700,000 infections, and deaths topped 32,000.

Taranaki Civil Defence calls time on Good Samaritan groups

They want to leave caring for the vulnerable during the Covid-19 lockdown to essential services.

Body of female found in Christchurch creek

The body was found in a creek near Sisson Drive, in Northcote, yesterday afternoon.


Britain placed on emergency footing in move to slow coronavirus spread

Another 209 Britons have died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the UK to 1,228.

New Plymouth rounds up freedom campers to comply with lockdown

The district council has since closed 14 car parks at reserves, parks and beaches.

Daily free Les Mills fitness workouts launch today on TVNZ

Daily group fitness classes will available Monday through Friday at 9am on TVNZ 1.


What we know about New Zealand’s first 500 cases of coronavirus

In just one month, the number of cases in New Zealand has grown significantly.

Armed police arrest man with 'huge' knife, person crushed between wall and truck in Wellington

A man has been taken into custody after behaving aggressively and threatening to damage a hotel on Victoria Street.


PM says NZ was prepared for Covid-19 despite Kiwi expert saying world wasn't taking pandemic threat seriously

Dr Robert Webster is an avian influenza authority who has been sounding the alarm for 15 years.


More Kiwi women considering home births as Covid-19 rules put them under pressure

Hospitals are enforcing strict no-visitor policies amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Changes could be ahead around what's considered an essential business

On Friday, the Government announced butcheries and bakeries had to close.


Plain black fence in Auckland turns into wall of hope for locals in lockdown

The Preston family is encouraging residents nearby to bring their own chalk and add their thoughts.


Good Sorts: All the Kiwis who stayed home today

Tonight we celebrate all those who stayed at home to save others.


Kiwi musicians keep music alive as industry faces collapse amid coronavirus pandemic

While many have had to cancel tours and scramble home, our Kiwi talent have got creative.


Firefighters on Auckland's west coast frustrated by people flouting lockdown rules

"If people don't follow these simple rules, people will die," Muriwai Fire Brigade CFO Pheelan Perrie said.


Pressure building to bring Kiwis stuck in Peru home

There are currently 87 New Zealanders trapped in Peru with no flights home.

Trump backs away from quarantining New York over coronavirus pandemic

All 50 US states have reported some cases of the virus that causes Covid-19, but New York has the most.

Foodstuffs announce 10 per cent bonus for essential staff working through lockdown

Vulnerable staff who are unable to work during this time will be paid as they self-isolate, the company said.

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