Tag Archives: Checkpoint

RNZ can’t afford to fund his ego any more? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

John Campbell has bolted from Radio NZ after costing them a truck load of cash in establishing his ego-driven changes to Checkpoint. Sources tell me the changes – investment in studios and equipment plus an over-inflated salary for Campbell and his team of hangers-on – cost RNZ a considerable fortune and expended scarce resources: Quote: So TVNZ…

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On canning Kidscan funding — Your NZ

RNZ: KidsCan may lose govt funding: ‘Children will go hungry’ The charity, which has been in operation for 12 years, provides food, clothing and healthcare to 168,000 children across 700 New Zealand schools. Executive Julie Chapman told Checkpoint with John Campbell she was told last week by Oranga Tamariki / Ministry for Children that it would lose […]

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Sources say more than $80,000 over four years while Turei was on benefit — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The Conservative Coalition NZ asks if it is still a problem that Party Leader James Shaw backed Metiria all the way and therefor agrees with her position on benefit fraud. By implication, the rest of the party also backed her and so the question is. What is the Green Party position on Benefit Fraud? Could be interesting!

Yesterday Metiria Turei resigned. Checkpoint at Radio NZ reported: Today Checkpoint was contacted by a person close to Metiria Turei during the time she was on the DPB. The person (who Checkpoint has agreed not to name) strongly alleged that Metiria Turei had received significant support from her daughter’s grandparents during the period in which she was on the DPB. And…

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