9 Mar 2012

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 9 March 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 9 March 2012

Pike River mine being sold to Solid Energy;Families shed tears of relief about the sale;Similar sized ship cuts close to reef less than a month before Rena grounding;Are NZ and Australia planning to soften hardline stand against Fiji?;Earthquake ministers says red zone residents need to feel more secure;Dying Roxburgh man given life sentence for wife's murder;Health Ministry dealing with blood contamination scare.