21 Feb 2014

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 21 February 2014

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 21 February 2014

Finance Minister concedes getting Govt's books back into surplus more difficult;Tree fall company must pay $100,000;Latest school pay-day goes wrong;Winston Peters sticks to usual targets in State of Nation speech;Man found not guilty of killing step daughter;Telecom gambles $20 million on name change;Slip was impossible to cross - Haast witness;Court battle over rescue helicopter funding cut.