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Radio New Zealand's review of news from the last 7 days.

Radio New Zealand's review of news from the last 7 days.
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Radio New Zealand's review of news from the last 7 days.

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The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 10 2018

8/9/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Senior government ministers lose confidence in the deputy commissioner of police, Don Brash heckled off stage by protestors with a loud hailer at an University of Auckland debate on free speech, Shell Oil contaminates groundwater in New Plymouth using a firefighting foam banned here 12 years ago, the Treasury is warning the Government's finances could be under threat, it's been revealed China's aid dominance in the Pacific is overstated, foreign...

Duration:00:58:23

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 3 2018

8/4/2018
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A review of the week's news including... A former driver of the bus involved in a fatal crash on Mt Ruapehu says she left the company because she felt unsafe getting behind the wheel, industry players say the Government is the main culprit in driving construction companies to the wall following the receivership of Ebert Construction, footage emerges of a Mongrel Mob member getting tattooed in Rimutaka Prison, the Justice Minister says public health concerns will be a deciding factor in...

Duration:00:57:13

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 27 2018

7/26/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The body of missing helicopter pilot is recovered from Lake Wanaka, a former American television personality says groups trying to get an easement on his property are taking advantage of the "difficult times" he's been through, a Serious Fraud Office investigation in to the office of the Maori King is being welcomed by his former spokesperson, the Nurses Union recommends the latest offer presented by the DHBs, National creates its own bill on...

Duration:01:06:22

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 20 2018

7/20/2018
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A review of the week's news including... the former wife of a highly regarded Maori community leader who died in 2016 says she has passed on to Police the names of people she believes may have been involved in, or have knowledge of, what she's calling a paedophile sex ring involving her former husband, Peters on Trump, Wellington's new bus fleet hits the streets, more details of plans to cut jobs at the national museum, anti-gambling groups want poker machines included in a crackdown on...

Duration:01:01:28

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 13 2018

7/13/2018
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A review of the week's news including... nurses strike for the first time in 30 years while thousands of other Government employees take to the streets in protest, the Defence Minister is urged to scrap plans to put weapons on board new aircraft replacing old Orions, apartments to make up the bulk of the Kiwibuild homes to be built in the coming year, the Auckland Council looks set to be taken to court over its decision to ban two right-wing speakers from using a council venue, friends and...

Duration:01:10:40

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 6 2018

7/6/2018
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A review of the week's news including... a scathing review of the law firm Russell McVeagh details "disgraceful incidents", a solo mother of two children who says she's been broken mentally and physically by the Ministry for Social Development, nurses still upset about pay and conditions may vote against a proposed new pay deal, the first primary school teacher strike in 24 years set to happen, the Acting Prime defends the integrity of an inquiry into the a police promotion, the interest...

Duration:01:06:15

The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 29 2018

6/28/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Nurses call off a 24-hour strike, South Taranaki locals at a loss as to what caused two cars to collide head-on killing seven people, hidden camera footage from Farmwatch reveals a Northland sharemilker hitting cows with a steel pipe, a New Zealand man who was shot in the US trying to enter the house of a teenage girl he'd met online held in a secure ward at a local hospital and facing serious charges, the acting Prime Minister on looming industrial...

Duration:01:01:26

The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 22 2018

6/22/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The Prime Minister's baby arrives, the Nurses Unions says the only thing that will stop a strike is more money, the saga of a State Intelligence Services staff member who appears to have helped a private security firm secure government contracts, frustrated Tolaga Bay locals hit with massive storm damage demands the Government steps in to help, a crack down on farmers who continue to break the rules around animal identification and tracking, a...

Duration:01:01:58

The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 15 2018

6/15/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Dairy farmers want Shane Jones to butt out of their business, the Land Information Minister who is a Green MP has been labelled a sell out over a Government decision to allow a water bottling giant to expand, the Government confirms meth users won't be kicked out of state houses, Police have apologised and will pay damages to investigative journalist Nicky Hager for breaching his rights during its 2014 investigation into his book 'Dirty Politics', a...

Duration:01:02:47

The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 8 2018

6/8/2018
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A review of the week's news including... a new new super ministry to deal with the housing crisis, a leading environmentalist calls for tougher rules to stop logging operations from causing devastation seen at the weekend, the Housing New Zealand chief executive says its black list of tenants banned from state housing based on a dodgy meth testing regime has been wiped, the Government choses a former National Party prime minister to lead a group studying ways to achieve a fairer deal on...

Duration:01:00:05

The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 1 2018

6/1/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Significant developments in the meth testing story, nervous times for farmers worried about their prized herds catching mycoplasma bovis on Gypsy Day, a Tauranga Hospital nurse committed suicide and left a note to his colleagues asking 'if they were happy now', sex workers say they are being undercut and crowded out by foreign prostitutes working in breach of their visas, Police defend their pursuit policies after a double fatality near Palmerston...

Duration:01:03:44

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 25 2018

5/25/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Hopes of avoiding a nurses' strike in the middle of winter may be dashed, are compostable bags really better for the environment?, the Government says a 3000 bed mega-prison won't be built, Housing New Zealand rejects suggestions it routinely blocks people from being bailed or paroled, a leaked fisheries report reveals some of the country's biggest fishing companies have been under-reporting their hoki catch by hundreds of tonnes, how Mycoplasma...

Duration:01:10:01

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 18 2018

5/18/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Extensive analysis of this week's budget, the death of the founder of the Gloriavale sect focuses attention on a new leader, the Waikato region's first confirmed case of mycoplasma bovis is detected, the Government is under serious pressure to avoid a repeat of the Foreshore and Seabed controversy, are insurance companies offering their agents incentives that could leave clients worse off?, the massive alpine fault is due for another big earthquake...

Duration:01:03:03

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 11 2018

5/11/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Questions over the labeling of made in NZ fashion garments, the 100 Per Cent Pure marketing slogan is getting a shakeup, a euthanasia advocate is convicted of two charges of importing a drug which can be used to commit suicide, a serial rapist to face a third murder trial, a union claims employer exploitation of kiwifruit workers is rife, the unprecedented Maori youth suicide rates are raising alarm, a nw health board chair gets a first-hand look at...

Duration:01:05:58

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 4 2018

5/4/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The Minister of Energy receives no concessions from oil company BP over their pricing strategies, banks have been told to provide proof they are behaving ethically, the failing meth rehab funding system, the Drug Foundation backs an Auckland school which is under fire for issuing pamphlets describing how to safely use P, the Police say the partner of the Prime Minister is not and has not been the subject of a police inquiry after widespread rumours...

Duration:01:06:35

The Week In Review for week ending Fri April 27 2018

4/27/2018
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A review of the week's news including... 28 billion dollars to be spent over the next decade on efforts to get Aucklanders moving around their city faster, the Chair of the Board at Counties Manukau DHB reveals the former and current minister of health were told about Middlemore's building issues, a call for a rethink on the use of "jailhouse snitches", a big turn out in for Anzac Day services, the Ministry of Social Development apologises to a woman who's benefit was stopped because she...

Duration:01:04:20

The Week In Review for week ending Fri April 20 2018

4/20/2018
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A review of the week's news including... EQC accused of ignoring true extent of damage to Christchurch homes, another Government agency used the services of a controversial security consultant, Sky loses bradcast rights to the Rugby World Cup next year, Wallabies rugby star Israel Folau makes a bombshell revelation that he would walk away from Australian rugby immediately if asked to, why thousands of people were left out of a life-saving cancer screening programme, Filipino workers are...

Duration:01:03:38

The Week In Review for week ending Fri April 13 2018

4/13/2018
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A review of the week's news including... After an intense storm thousands of Aucklanders wake up to a bitterly cold morning with no prospect of a hot coffee, the government tells the New Zealand oil industry to get real, it's 50 years since the Wahine sank in Wellington Harbour, the Greens elect a new co-leader, the Health Minister warns of more big building troubles, Immigration New Zealand apologises for confusion relating to a controversial data modeling programme used to profile...

Duration:01:08:31

The Week In Review for week ending Fri April 6 2018

4/6/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The bill to fix botched EQC repairs from the Canterbury earthquakes is now four times what the previous Government predicted just two years ago, immigrants are being computer profiled, MPs are told that medicinal cannabis should be legalised for more people, Middlemore Hospital's woes continue, the Government orders a compulsory recall of 50 thousand vehicles with faulty airbags, Auckland drivers face a double tax hike under proposed sweeping...

Duration:01:05:25

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 30 2018

3/30/2018
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A review of the week's news including... the Prime Minister stands by her Broadcasting Minister in the wake of the resignation of senior RNZ news executive Carol Hirschfeld, all cattle with the disease Mycoplasma bovis will be culled by the end of May as three properties are raided by the Ministry for Primary Industries, Jacinda Ardern asks for official advice on whether there are any people of Russian origin who should be refused entry to New Zealand in the wake of the nerve agent...

Duration:01:05:58