29 Aug 2014

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 29 August 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 29 August 2014

John Key backs Judith Collins over claims she approached NZ First with a deal, UN report blasts treatment of some prisoners, Key accuses Cunliffe of U-turn over Lochinver, Negligence led to 22 deaths at sea, Public servant suspended over derogatory blog, Lyttelton Port deaths 'unacceptable' - but CEO won't go, Coroner declares man dead after 49 years.