5:13 PM.Waikato dairy farmer Henk Smit, whose herd has Mycoplasma bovis, says he will leave the industry he's been in for 30 years following the government's decision to eradicate all infected cattle. Read moreVideo, Audio
5:17 PM.Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O'Connor joins Checkpoint live to discuss the government's decision to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis, rather than trying to contain it. He talks to John… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:23 PM.Thousands of experienced nurses could get pay rises of up to 16 percent under a new package being offered by district health boards. The latest offer virtually doubles the previous DHB offer in March.
5:35 PM.Olympic Gold medalist Sir Peter Snell reflects on his friendship with silver medallist Dick Quax, who broke a world record in 5000m in 1977. The Auckland man, and former local body politician, has… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:45 PM.Several homeowners in Rakautara, north of Kaikoura, have been barred from repairing and occupying their properties due to an unstable cliff. They say they have no idea what to do, and blame the… Read moreVideo, Audio
6:12 PM.Waikato farmer Henk Smit might leave farming all together now his cattle have to be culled. He tells Zac Fleming about how he ended up with the infected cows, and what he thinks about MPI's process so… Read moreVideo, Audio