Checkpoint is RNZ’s weekday drive-time news programme.
Our multi-media show broadcasts on 101FM, and you can also watch it live on our website, Freeview Channel 50 and Face TV on Sky Channel 083 every weeknight from 5pm, where we tackle the stories of the day. Hosted by Lisa Owen.
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Civil Defence is trying to figure out how it issued a false alert after it sent out a notification saying it was assessing the tsunami risk for New Zealand after a 6.6 magnitude quake recorded south… Read moreVideo, Audio
MPs are concerned their public appearances might have to be curtailed if there are increasing threats against them. Political Editor Jane Patterson talks to Lisa Owen, following the attack on Green… Read moreVideo, Audio
The entire town of Kaikōura has been told to boil water until further notice due to E coli being found in the water. Logan Church spoke with Kaikoura District Council's chief executive Angela… Read moreAudio
The decision by IAG to limit its home and contents policies in Wellington isn't a surprise to Insurance Council CEO Tim Grafton, who says it's a natural response to the large earthquake risks in the… Read moreAudio
A man's been arrested and charged with the murder of Kaitaia four-week-old Maree Takuira Mita Ngahere, who was found dead at her home last month. Northland reporter Lois Williams has been following… Read moreVideo, Audio
The founder of veteran's support group No Duff says he was surprised at the "adversarial" and "almost combative" approach taken by Veteran's Affairs Minister Ron Mark when he gave a speech at a… Read moreAudio
Checkpoint is RNZ's multi-platform drive-time news and current affairs programme, tackling the national and international stories of the day.
The show airs weekdays from 5pm to 6:30pm on RNZ National on AM and FM, Freeview Channel 50, Face TV (Sky channel 83) and live video stream. If you need help setting up Freeview on your TV visit our help page.