5:09 PM.The Department of Conservation has used Thompson + Clark to monitor anti-1080 activists for nearly two years. DoC maintains it's not using the firm to spy, and has refused to release messages shared… Read moreAudio
5:15 PM.Peter Glasson says Southern Response's lawyers are holding up the process, as he waits to reach an agreement with the government insurer. In the meantime, he continues his hunger strike which has seen… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:25 PM.North Island mayors who were concerned their regions could lose their rescue helicopter services were not aware they could enter the tender to keep the service, Health Minister David Clark says. Video, Audio
5:36 PM.Four people were killed and several others injured in a shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said the 29-year-old suspect, who was naked, remains on… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:42 PM.Christchurch residents say their drinking water tastes and smells like a swimming pool, and is giving them headaches and inflaming skin conditions since it was chlorinated last month. Video, Audio
5:53 PM.Thieves, including one on a mobility scooter armed with a 12 foot pole, were caught stealing avocados in broad daylight from an Auckland backyard. The tree's owner Bret Glazier joins Checkpoint. Read moreVideo, Audio
6:12 PM.Former EQC Minister and Ilam MP Gerry Brownlee talks to Rowan Quinn about Southern Response claimant Peter Glasson, who is on his eighth day of a hunger strike, and whether EQC will run out of money.