LIVE: Ardern and Hipkins post Cabinet conference

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins are speaking to media after meeting with Cabinet.

The government this morning revealed the criteria travellers from New South Wales must meet to gain a spot reserved for those with urgent need to return.

This afternoon, the Ministry of Health said quarantine-free travel from Queensland to New Zealand could resume from 11.59pm (NZT) tonight.

NSW has been dealing with a growing outbreak of Covid-19, with 112 new community cases announced today.

Meanwhile the government is under pressure from the opposition, with the ACT party today revealing a suite of new policies, National demanding debate on policy it says Labour never campaigned on, and parties across the House participating in an emotional debate over mental health service provision.

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