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Politics

Outdoor recreation body wants foreign ownership tide stemmed

An outdoor recreation organisation wants swift action from the new government to stem the flow of foreign ownership of farm land.

Lisa Owen interviews Minister Shane Jones on Newshub Nation (24 February 2018)
Lisa Owen interviews Justice Minister Andrew Little on Newshub Nation (24 February 2018)
Brownlee thanks Sir Maarten Wevers (23 February 2018)

Business

BNZ Crusaders launch new partnership with Catapult

Catapult has committed to helping the BNZ Crusaders stay at the top of their game, signing on as the Official Performance Partner of the team in 2018.

Opotiki kiwifruit growers win BOP Ballance Farm Environment Awards (24 February 2018)
CBL Insurance Limited placed in liquidation (23 February 2018)
Insurance advocate buoyed By EQC chair's resignation (23 February 2018)

National

Police name Western Bay of Plenty crash victim

Police can now release the name of the man who died following a crash involving a train and an off-road vehicle near Katikati, in the Western Bay of Plenty last night.

He was 53-year-old local man, Matthew Paul Pettigrew.

His death will be referred to the Coroner.

Dargaville Lotto player wins $1 million (24 February 2018)
Temporary timetable on trains due to RTMU industrial action (24 February 2018)
New Rangatahi Court launched in Whangarei (24 February 2018)

Sport

Auckland Aces crowned national champions

The Auckland Aces dominated the Central Stags with both bat and ball in today's 2018 Ford Trophy Grand Final at New Plymouth's Pukekura Park to claim their first national one-day championship in six seasons.

ISPS Handa Premiership preview (24 February 2018)
Harness racing returns to the grass (23 February 2018)
Joseph Millar added to Commonwealth Games athletics team (23 February 2018)

Entertainment

Campus Cop shows students the 'strong arm of the law'

Otago students were given a chance to see the strength of their local Campus Cop on Friday afternoon, as their local ‘Campus Cop’ John Woodhouse set down a push-up challenge.

Team take on two great walks in 24 hours (23 February 2018)
Open Day at Kapiti Coast Airport - Saturday 3rd March 12.00-2.15pm (23 February 2018)
Kaikoura: the show must go on (23 February 2018)

Health

Midwives' union calls for action over crisis in midwifery workforce

The midwives’ union, MERAS has spoken out about the crisis in the midwifery workforce and is calling on the government and district health boards to act on pay and conditions.

Pandora Pond swim warning back in place (23 February 2018)
Breast reconstruction after radiotherapy less risky without implants (23 February 2018)
Grey Base overbridge to close temporarily (23 February 2018)

Technology

CSST brings Spire AIS data to New Zealand

The Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) and Spire Global Inc., a leading space-to-cloud data analytics company, have announced a strategic partnership to help both organisations further extend their impact in the South Pacific region.

One million Kiwis affected by cybercrime - Report (22 February 2018)
Auckland Uni welcomes world leader in Augmented Reality (20 February 2018)
NZ should celebrate its great global tech success - Ian Taylor (20 February 2018)
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