Jacinda Ardern's message of encouragement for Kiwi parents teaching their kids during lockdown

Parents around the country may be feeling a little extra stressed out today as school returns for term two looking a lot different.

Due to the Alert Level Four lockdown to fight the spread of the deadly Covid-19 virus, parents will be having to homeschool their children.

But Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has a special message of encouragement for those parents, which she shared with Laura, Sam and Toni: Go easy on yourself.

Listen to her full message and interview above.