Dieuwe de Boer and Tim Wilms are back for this week’s Trad Tasman Talk as the cities of Auckland and Melbourne continue in indefinite lockdown for their own safety. The damage done by the government’s coronavirus response to New Zealand’s economy is shaping up to be much greater than that projected by Australia.
Statistics New Zealand Says %12.2 Shrinkage Economy June Quarter By Far the Largest on Record – Interest NZ
Unemployment rate falls to 6.8pc, with VIC and TAS hardest hit – Market Herald
Auckland Harbour Bridge crash: motorway mayhem continues, gridlock rife – Stuff
Key decisions made by the national cabinet – The Canberra Times
‘Dictator Dan’ is trying to build a ‘COVID Gulag’ – Gideon Rozner
Australia’s coronavirus ‘dictator’ enforces a drastic lockdown. He’s still popular – Washington Post