5:07 PM.There is one new case of Covid-19 in New Zealand on Wednesday - a woman who returned home on an Air India flight and was in isolation at Auckland's Pullman Hotel.
New Zealand has a total of 11 active… Read more Video, Audio
5:14 PM.Labour's call for National to put up or shut up over claims a homeless man snuck into an Auckland isolation hotel has been met with radio silence.
Housing Minister Megan Woods sent National's Michael… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.The man who helped set up AJ Hackett bungy concedes the company's finances were stretched to the limit before a more than $10 million government bail out announced on Wednesday.
The business has been… Read more Video, Audio
5:28 PM.Labour and Green MPs have given up hiding their growing frustrations with New Zealand First vetoing their flagship policies.
In the latest blow, Auckland Light Rail has been put on ice with Cabinet… Read more Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:39 PM.Last night Checkpoint brought the story of a family with a young disabled boy in a wheelchair who have been living in a south Auckland garage for six months because of a lack of suitable housing.
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5:49 PM.Time's up for Afghan biscuits, Eskimo Pie ice cream, Chicos and Red Skins lollies.
All the sweet treats are getting new names as the Black Lives Matter movement sweeps through the consumer market.
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6:06 PM.There has been plenty of blame being passed around over the failure to test people released early from managed isolation, but we're no nearer to finding out how or why it happened.
After more than a… Read more Audio
6:10 PM.The government has taken a leap of faith on Wednesday approving more than $10 million in funding for AJ Hackett bungy after declaring it a strategic tourism assets.
The company's getting a $5.1… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.It's been another busy day at community testing centres in Auckland with long queues as people line up to get swabbed for Covid-19.
The number of active cases has gone from zero to 11, coinciding… Read more Audio
6:23 PM.New Zealanders overseas have seen a rise in hostility to those forced to make the decision to return home, grating against the Prime Minister's message of 'Be Kind'.
Now with daily cases being caught… Read more Audio