5:08 PM.In Samoa the death toll from measles is now fifty three following the deaths of five more children overnight.
In the past hour the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says 54 New Zealand medical personnel… Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.On Monday, December 2, 53 people have died in Samoa from measles, many of them young children.
Nineteen children are in critical care in hospital and there are hundreds of new infections daily.
New… Read more Video, Audio
5:36 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:39 PM.The government's plan to give all state schools up to $400,000 each for extra property maintenance could end up in court.
Integrated schools have been excluded from the deal and they say that breaks… Read more Video, Audio
5:43 PM.Artificial intelligence, solar powered cameras and special ambassadors are the latest initiatives to encourage responsible camping this summer.
Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced the new… Read more Video, Audio
5:47 PM.In Samoa, Checkpoint's Alex Perrottet has the latest update, that the government has made it compulsory for all people to have the MMR vaccine. Read more Video, Audio
5:50 PM.Many Aucklanders' have had a cheap commute to start the week, thanks to a bevy of free bus rides.
About half of Auckland's bus drivers are telling passengers that they can ride for free due to a… Read more Audio
6:08 PM.The police say the government's gun buyback programme will continue - despite a privacy breach being blamed on a software update.
Police have shut down the gun buyback website after being alerted to… Read more Video, Audio
6:21 PM.A cruise ship company has apologised to Bay of Plenty iwi and members of the public after their non-Māori staff donned fake moko and performed a pōwhiri for tourists.
Photos of the incident were… Read more Video, Audio
6:24 PM.Vaccinations in Samoa will be compulsory following the measles epidemic which has so far claimed 53 lives.
In the past hour, the Samoan Prime Minister has addressed the nation declaring the… Read more Audio
6:25 PM.The figures are in and Black Friday was the second busiest shopping day of the year so far.
In the United States, the Friday after Thanksgiving is traditionally a massive day of discounts and sales -… Read more Audio
6:53 PM.Staff at the New Zealand headquarters of oil and gas company OMV were forced work from home today after environmentalists blockaded its New Plymouth offices.
The Austrian firm says it had safety… Read more Video, Audio