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ANSETT SOLD: Ansett NZ has changed hands and must now change names. A small group of wealthy businessmen have bought the airline. The new owners have not mentioned the sale price and the name Ansett is gone from companies planes. Ansett NZ has lost 100s of millions. The new owners say they want to grow the business. The plan is for a clearly Kiwi identity.

QANTAS AND AIR NEW ZEALAND: Qantas today confirmed it is also looking to get a piece of Air New Zealand.

NZ RATES: Rating agency Standard and Poors announed today it would not downgrade NZ.

RUSSELL CROWE: Taupo 11-year-old Chelsea Crowe attends Oscars with her famous uncle Russell Crowe who was up for best actor. Best Actor award went to Kevin Spacey however.

GAVIN DASH: Police looking for missing student Gavin Dash have seized two vehicles that belonged to a 26-year-old man who is - according to police - not a suspect. Police are seeking sightings of the white Bedford van and maroon Ford Laser.

TE PAPA: Major cultural hissy fit underway over two critical Aucklanders who have been appointed to review the museum at the request of the Prime Minister. PM says the review is necessary because while it is popular that does not mean it is good. Te Papa says it will cooperate with the review.

HEALTH DOCUMENT: A discussion document on primary health care has been released by the governmnet.

PUP RESCUE: A three week old puppy is rescued from a sewer pipe by fire service in a massive overnight operation in Auckland.

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