21 Feb 2012

Checkpoint Top Stories for Tuesday 21 February 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 21 February 2012

Prison operators fined $150,000 for escape; prisoner escapes in Corrections vehicle; refining NZ to pursue 400m upgrade of Marsden Point; Northland farmer wants local council dissolved; anger from a chch firefighter on the anniversay of the quake; abandoned chicken farm in Martinborough; and Solid Energy may not reopen Spring Creek mine as soon as they could.