Disappointment for small and medium businesses in Auckland saddled with debt.
The region is staying under its current Alert Level 3 settings for a further two weeks with settings to be reviewed November 1.
National leader Judith Collins says small business owners are on their knees in Auckland and around the country.
Heart of the City Chief Executive Liv Beck told Kerre McIvor they need to see a substantial package that will stimulate recovery.
"We need to see something that is going to actually support the businesses that are really struggling right now and that is going to stimulate the economy and get us moving again."