Professor Michael Baker warns half the world's population could be infected.
He's hinted at some controversial immigration policies for NZ First for the upcoming election, despite the border already being closed.
"We are very concerned about gangs and P and so are a lot of New Zealanders."
"We haven't done those in the past, and I see no reason to change that position."
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is sticking up for her former Health Minister.
"Some kernels of truth," the 68th-ranked candidate claimed.
Debbie Ngarewa-Packer has defended her controversial male counterpart John Tamihere.
'Whānau First' was revealed Saturday morning as the party kicked off its 2020 election campaign.
So what's he going to do about it?
Even Labour voters are split on whether he should be sacked, a new poll shows.
Modelling initially warned of tens of thousands of deaths were on the cards.
National deputy leader Nikki Kaye has outlined the precise reasons.
"There is only a certain number of spots that we have."
Ten days in, the protesters are showing no signs of quitting.
The entire front bench is now Pākehā, but she says any of hte party's MPs could be there.
"It's not good enough for the Prime Minister to simply say 'we'll think about it in the next four weeks'."
She said the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern shouldn't think reelection will be a cakewalk.
That's where he sees the fight against the COVID-19 recession being won.
While he voted against abortion and euthanasia, he says he wouldn't seek to impose his beliefs on anyone else.
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The new National leader told Newshub Nation he's just "a little bit of an American political junkie"
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She says the Government support has not been enough for businesses.
David Clark has been conspicuously absent from the daily COVID-19 updates.
The Government has defended its advertising spend on offshore-owned social media channels.
Cabinet hasn't yet started discussions on how to pay back the billions being borrowed.
Business leaders have welcomed the Govt's move to cut struggling businesses some slack during the COVID-19 crisis.
Some Kiwis are ignoring instructions not to socialise with people outside of their immediate household.
She's calling on landlords to "pass on the compassion" to tenants.
They fear years of underinvestment could prove our undoing.