18 Nov 2011

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 18 November 2011

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 18 November 2011

Commission told Pike River was accident waiting to happen; tea conversation to be ruled on in High Court on Tuesday; Pike River memorial to be unveiled tomorrow; teachers say NCEA French exam was unfair; Goff - election campaign must return to real issues; fire rips through Sydney rest home; ex-curator jailed for stealing medals but many still missing.