7:38 PM.Boxer Joseph Parker is denying any involvement in an international meth trafficking ring and says he has not had a chance to defend himself against the unfounded allegations.
Mr Parker was named in… Read more Video, Audio
5:14 PM.America's Cup action is back on, on Friday evening, and there are plenty of people out enjoying the action.
Reporter Nick Truebridge is at the America's Cup village at the Viaduct, and joins Lisa… Read more Video, Audio
5:16 PM.Auckland's been given the green light and has joined the rest of the country at alert level one today.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the decision late on Friday morning - it was met with… Read more Video, Audio
5:21 PM.In a tweet on Friday morning, Wellington chef Martin Bosley said he felt sorry for Auckland's hospitality sector as it had to wait until 11:30am to find out about moving Covid-19 alert levels.
In… Read more Video, Audio
5:26 PM.Orchardists say they're facing the biggest labour crisis they've ever seen due to border closures and Covid-19.
They've been crying out for more workers for months and that's despite offering a… Read more Video, Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6239322244001 Video, Audio
5:40 PM.Domestic violence has not only increased over the last year, but victim advocates say the brutality of attacks and severity has also skyrocketed.
Last year Checkpoint was told by experts that it… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.At Auckland's Viaduct, Nick Truebridge joins us with the latest from the America's Cup. Read more Video, Audio
5:52 PM.Under the Education Act school boards can approve a one-day-a-week exemption for pupils to head off and do a different type of learning.
And since the nationwide lockdown, demand for one-day a week… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.More money is being pumped into walking and cycling initiatives as well as buses and ferries in Auckland.
The government and Auckland Council have announced a $31 billion transport investment… Read more Audio
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6:13 PM.After a two-year fight to keep his name secret, boxer Joseph Parker can now be identified as the high-profile sportsman allegedly connected to an international drug syndicate.
Parker was named in… Read more Audio
6:17 PM.Nearly two years on from the massacre at two Christchurch mosques, a sharp focus remains on Islamophobia in New Zealand.
While Muslims generally experienced widespread love and support in the… Read more Audio
6:20 PM.A free driving programme for offenders has ambitions to start instructing prisoners on how to get a driving licence.
For now, the programme run by charity the Howard League helps people on the… Read more Audio