5:06 PM.It will be another two weeks until the public will know when a trans-Tasman bubble will be put in place.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there are a series of boxes to be ticked before an… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.Auckland Women's Prison faces a major overhaul of the way it handles inmates after revelations by RNZ about the degrading and inhumane treatment of Mihi Bassett and other women at the prison.
… Read more Video, Audio
5:21 PM.Lynette Cave is Corrections' Northern Regional Commissioner. She tells Checkpoint she does not think there is a culture problem among officers in prisons, despite numerous officers involved in the… Read more Video, Audio
5:32 PM.Auckland's mayor has delivered a damning letter demanding answers from Ports of Auckland bosses, amid revelations there have been four stop-work injuries over the six months.
The port company has… Read more Video, Audio
5:39 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6242536793001 Video, Audio
5:44 PM.The brakes might be on the long-awaited walking and cycling path across the Auckland Harbour Bridge because of fundamental technical issues.
It has caught the ire of Bike Auckland who says it doubts… Read more Video, Audio
5:48 PM.The Waitangi Tribunal is being told the government needs to apologise for failing to ensure Māori have adequate housing.
The hearing into how the Crown has perpetuated Māori homelessness is underway… Read more Audio
5:52 PM.TVNZ is being told it should scrap the reality show 'Police Ten 7' because it is guilty of racist stereotyping.
The Race Relation's Commissioner Meng Foon says the show is "biased" and "racist" -… Read more Audio
6:07 PM.Corrections has admitted it could be in for a hefty compensation bill, over the treatment of women in its custody.
Minister Kelvin Davis has ordered an urgent overhaul and review of women's prisons… Read more Audio
6:09 PM.The trial of two men charged over the Red Fox Tavern shooting and robbery more than 30 years ago is drawing to a close.
The Crown says a web of circumstantial evidence points to them being… Read more Audio
6:13 PM.The wait to find out when the trans-Tasman bubble will open continues - with the government set to announce a date on April 6.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says while she knows what opening… Read more Audio
6:15 PM.Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor is under fire for saying Covid-19 has taught the tourism industry not to be so cocky after losing its spot as the top export earner to dairy.
He made the comments… Read more Audio
6:20 PM.Kiwis are gambling more than ever before - with approximately $250 million spent at the pokies in final months of 2020.
That's the highest figure on record, according to new data from the Ministry of… Read more Audio