5:09 PM.A weighty new report released on Tuesday recommends the most significant changes to New Zealand's health system in a generation according to Health Minister David Clark.
The long awaited Health and… Read more Video, Audio
5:18 PM.The two women who tested positive for Covid-19 had been granted an exemption to travel to Wellington after the death of one of their parents.
The Health Minister told Checkpoint he is not happy the… Read more Audio
5:23 PM.Dr Ayesha Verrall is coming under pressure over her political conflicts of interest just one day into her new life as a high-ranking Labour Party candidate.
Questions continue to be raised about why… Read more Audio
5:29 PM.The second phase of firearms reforms are back on track, after a compromise was reached with New Zealand First.
Last year a law making most semi-automatic firearms illegal passed with near unanimous… Read more Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:39 PM.A Christchurch man who filmed himself coughing and sneezing on supermarket customers during the nationwide lockdown, has been fined $750 and sent to prison on other charges.
Raymond Gary Coombs was… Read more Video, Audio
5:41 PM.An Auckland mother whose partner has been waiting nearly a year for a visa to meet their baby is appalled a nanny for an America's Cup team has been granted a visa ahead of her child's father.
Under… Read more Video, Audio
5:48 PM.An Auckland school is urging students not to retaliate after a brawl left two teenagers with injuries - one of them with a stab wound.
The fight on Friday afternoon involved students from two… Read more Audio
5:53 PM.The ACT Party has announced David Seymour as its Whangārei candidate in the 2020 election, but it's not the David Seymour you are thinking of.
A Whangārei businessman, and namesake of the party's… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.Half of New Zealand's district health boards - and all of their elected members - could be be gone under huge health system changes announced on Tuesday.
A report into reforming the country's health… Read more Audio
6:12 PM.Not ambitious or empowering enough - that's a Māori health adviser's diagnosis of a new government report into revamping the health system.
The report recommends setting up a new independent Māori… Read more Video, Audio
6:18 PM.Southern Response is back in court today - this time having a final go at arguing that a class action against it should not be an 'opt-out'.
Christchurch residents Brendan and Colleen Ross say the… Read more Audio
6:23 PM.A Waikato businessman is continuing to promote and sell chlorine dioxide bleach as a 'miracle' cure for 95 percent of the world's diseases, including Covid-19.
Roger Blake is rubbishing claims that… Read more Video, Audio