1 Sep 2011

Checkpoint Top Stories for Thursday 1 September 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 1 September 2011

Book claims NZ base in Bamiyan is home to CIA; the Prime Minister dismisses CIA and other claims; Canterbury University staff fear up to 350 job losses; Police find new lead in hunt for escaped prisoner; Police investigate school bus drama; Labour would pay dole to employers to encourage apprentices; Labour leader Phil Goff comments on dole for employers.