New Zealand to enter fresh lockdown starting from midnight

New Zealand to enter fresh lockdown starting from midnight
  • New Zealand to be in lockdown for 3 days
  • Auckland to be in lockdown for 7 days
  • Lockdown to go into effect starting from 11.59 pm tonight

Ardern adds that economic support will be made available and the following days will be used to look for undetected cases. The headlines are bringing about fresh lows for the kiwi as NZD/USD hits 0.6930, down 1.2% on the day.

This throws a massive wrench into the RBNZ's plans ahead of the policy meeting tomorrow.