Watch live: Grant Robertson gives COVID-19 wage subsidy update

  • 17/08/2020

Finance Minister Grant Robertson gave an update on an extension to the Government's wage subsidy scheme now Auckland and the rest of New Zealand is in alert levels 3 and 2.

He estimated earlier on Monday morning Auckland's two weeks at level 3 will cost the taxpayer about another $1 billion in wage subsidies.

The alert levels are currently in place until at least 11:59pm on Wednesday, August 26.

Watch the livestream above.