Labour and National are joining forces on density rules.
Covid restrictions to be relaxed as Government acknowledges elimination strategy is over.
The only big winner in tonight's poll is Act.
Grant Robertson and Dr Caroline McElnay present today's pandemic update.
The latest details come as Northland spends its first day in level 3 since Delta outbreak.
Aucklanders face another fortnight in level 4, while the country eyes up freedom.
Despite record numbers of daily cases, the Government is hopeful it can crush the curve.
An expert says in hindsight, the country should have been at a permanent state of level 2.