2 Feb 2015

Checkpoint Top Stories for Monday 2 February 2015

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 2 February 2015

More than 200 lab testing jobs in Wellington are in limbo after a leading pathology firm pulled out of a DHB merger plan, warning it might harm its services to patients. The chief executive of the Hutt Valley District Health Board Graham Dyer is with us. The Prime Minister has defended his decision not to stand Mike Sabin down as a select committee chair last December, after he found out about the MP's personal issues. After 400 days in a Cairo prison Australian journalist Peter Greste is now in Cyprus a free man but his family say he won't rest until his two Al Jazeera colleagues are also released.