5 Mar 2015

Checkpoint Top Stories for Thursday 5 March 2015

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 5 March 2015

PM denies illegal mass spying on NZ citizens; Analysis from our political editor; New rules could push up interest rates for property investors; French tourist sentenced and to pay reparation after head on crash; Government takes action on South Island roads; Tonga PM says spying is a breach of trust but he's relaxed about it; Carmel Sepuloni's mother pleads guilty to benefit fraud.