12 Aug 2011

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 12 August 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 12 August 2011

Workers critically injured by overhead powerlines; charge against police officer reduced; bag-snatcher who killed woman has conviction quashed; big fine for Vodafone for misleading customers; National Health Board critical of Dunedin Hospital; shark attack victim remembers those who weren't so lucky; will Bert and Ernie tie the knot?; and Kiwis lose more than $750,000 to scammers.