5:07 PM.The government's agreed to let 250 international post graduate students back into New Zealand under a special exemption scheme.
The students will have to complete the mandatory two weeks isolation in… Read more Video, Audio
5:16 PM.As political parties hit the final week of the campaign National leader Judith Collins isn't backing down on her wealth tax attack on Labour.
Collins says a Labour-Green government would introduce a… Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.While the parties are still traversing the country trying to scoop up all the votes they can, more than a million people have already made up their mind, and had their say.
It's a record breaking… Read more Audio
5:23 PM.A Meridian Energy TV ad featuring the trials of a Kiwi 'eco-hero' has been ordered off-air after it was found to make misleading environmental claims.
Rival power company Electric Kiwi complained to… Read more Video, Audio
5:28 PM.Auckland is nearly one week into its shift down to level one but central city businesses say they are still hurting.
Checkpoint has spoken to a number of businesses calling for their fellow CBD… Read more Video, Audio
5:36 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:39 PM.Between Tiwai Point, Marsden Point, Glenbrook, and now Kawerau, the potential job losses for heavy industry are starting to stack up.
But is industry on death's door in New Zealand? And what's to… Read more Audio
5:44 PM.Parts of the country grappling with a dry spring fear a lack of rain will lead to another serious drought this year.
A one-in-a-hundred-year drought hit regions like Northland and Hawke's Bay… Read more Audio
5:54 PM.They say a picture's worth a thousand words, but what about $100,000 fine?
That's what selfie hunters posing with little blue penguins in Napier could face if caught.
Department of Conservation… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.A TV ad that implied customers could access renewable power if they switched to Meridian Energy has been ordered off air after the Advertising Standards Authority ruled it made unsubstantiated… Read more Video, Audio
6:16 PM.Auckland water blasting businesses are breathing a sigh of relief, now that the region's water restrictions have been eased for commercial users.
But the region's water woes are far from over. The… Read more Audio
6:20 PM.The statistics say the Wallabies beat the All Blacks in pretty every much facet of the first Bledisloe Cup test - except where it counts on the scoreboard.
A twenty year winless run against the All… Read more Audio
6:23 PM.The England netball team is in the country going through isolation, before they can start preparing for their matches against the Silver Ferns.
The two sides will meet at the end of the month, for… Read more Audio