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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 Mar22 2019

3/22/2019
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A review of the week's news including... People turn out in big numbers as the country marked a week since the killing of fifty people in two Christchurch mosques by a gunman, gun law reform overdue says former cop, New Zealanders 'panic buying' guns following terrorist attack, law professor says 'everyone was looking in the wrong place', countering cyber crime, a surgeon describes rush to save four-year-old gunshot victim, the gunman was 'a loner', Black Power and Mongrel Mob hold hui for...

Duration:01:02:40

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 15 2019

3/15/2019
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A review of the week's news including... Terror in Christchurch, Greens co-leader attacked on Wellington street, Eric Watson's Cullen Group ordered to pay $112m to IRD, health authorities on high alert as measles spreads to Dunedin, a warning against legal cannabis in New Zealand, Pike River Mine re-entry to begin on May 3, the Veteran's affairs minster reflects on No Duff speech, pilots 'not kept in the loop' according to an air accident investigator, agents say Wellington homeowners having...

Duration:01:16:05

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 8 2019

3/8/2019
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A review of the week's news including... Kurds to urge NZ to take back Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor, surviving bowel cancer surgery a postcode lottery, the Auckand mayoral race heats up as Phil Goff announces new tilt at job, Sir Michael Cullen rejects KiwiSaver tax fears, the real origins of NZ Golf's so-called 'korowai', a Nelson family asks who will pay to repair their land after fires, a tobacco giant wants to pull cigarettes from NZ shelves, illegal cannabis growers want in on a legal...

Duration:01:11:15

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 1 2019

3/1/2019
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A review of the week's news including... Canterbury police carry guns after shooting, domestic passenger slowdown gives Air NZ bumpy ride, Grant Robertson tells business he's not bound by Tax Working Group report, another construction firm in financial strife, Auckland Council calls for fireworks sale ban, Lime to add 300 more e-scooters to Christchurch footpaths, Auckland Transport wants speed limits of 30kmh in CBD, SkyPath future in doubt over intellectual property row, political pressure...

Duration:01:00:25

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 22 2019

2/22/2019
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A review of the week's news including... Fair or unfair? Public split on proposed tax changes, where is the missing Pike River evidence?, UK spy official gives Huawei thumbs up and Andrew Little responds, second Queensland fruit fly discovered in Auckland's North Shore, Shane Jones on war path over QV's annual review, horse dies after being stabbed 41 times and animal advocates call for more government support, NZ First leader stands by criticisms about Dame Jenny Shipley, company director...

Duration:01:04:53

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 15 2019

2/15/2019
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A review of the week's news including... Govt dismisses claims China stalling on ministers' visas, IRD admits error with political question in survey, environmentalists welcome end of tenure review, rocky start for National as MPs return to Parliament, Mike King named New Zealander of the Year, industry trainers warn Govt over proposed polytech merger, Malcolm Rewa's lawyer accuses victim's son of murder, patients tested for HIV and hepatitis after sterilisation error, medicinal cannabis...

Duration:01:10:40

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 8 2019

2/8/2019
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A review of the week's news including... the almost week long Nelson fire where wind and low humidity have challenged firefighters, analysis of Jacinda Ardern's State of the Nation, National MPs swing behind Sarah Dowie at party retreat, Shane Jones fires back at Brian Tamaki's 'spud' insult, major changes to commercial fishing proposed, banks will lend more in NZ after AUS report a Kiwisaver provider says, no plans to ban rodeos but Greens have a different idea, resistance to the idea of...

Duration:01:03:55

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 1 2019

2/1/2019
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A review of the week's news including... Labour reconsiders targets for flagship housing policy as National lays out it's latest tax plan, KiwiBuild boss 'put through awful' few months, the life insurance industry slammed for prioritising profits over people, cancer patients want action over 13 hour wait for transfer, Health Minister fast-tracks cancer plan amid criticism, support for an environmental party neither of left or right, John Tamihere bids for Auckland mayoralty, call for a...

Duration:01:24:00

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Jan 25 2019

1/25/2019
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A review of the week's news including... Witnesses describe a horrific stabbing scene in Whanganui, a couple badly injured in a Cape Kidnappers rockfall, five injured after tree falls in Queenstown, Jacinda Ardern urges climate change action at World Economic Forum, Paula Bennett takes on new portfolio in response to govt's drug policy, NZ one of least affordable countries for housing, Kiwibuild contracts may attract overseas interest according to developer, National calls for the Housing...

Duration:01:14:01

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 21 2018

12/21/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Government spying confirmed, a binding referendum to be held on legalising cannabis, the deputy Police Commissioner belittled and humiliated staff but won't be sacked, the Free Speech Coalition not impressed by Massey University Brash speech cancellation review, Maori are more likely to be victims of criminal activity according to the first crime and victims survey, Japan plans the resumption of commercial whaling, the Social Development ministry...

Duration:01:04:31

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 14 2018

12/14/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The man charged with murdering British backpacker Grace Millane appears in court for the first time, Air NZ engineers strike notice withdrawn, midwives accuse ministers of interference in pay talks, Steve Hansen to leave All Blacks in 2019, a man's long wait for an apology from MSD, Paula Bennett discusses Hardcore's text to the PM supporting a convicted drug smuggler, synthetics suppliers told: 'We'll come after you and we'll find you', medicinal...

Duration:01:11:43

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 7 2018

12/7/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Police are holding grave fears for the safety of missing British backpacker, New Zealanders are a step closer to finding out if they're being fleeced at the petrol pump, the report by a government appointed panel makes 40 recommendations improve Mental Health and Addiction treatment, Destiny Church says the Department of Corrections is breaching the Treaty of Waitangi by refusing to let it into prisons, pornography is being described by the Chief...

Duration:01:11:00

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 30 2018

11/30/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The Transport Agency's chair appeals for potential whistleblowers to call him directly while the country's largest road safety investigation turns its attention to 20 trucking companies, the Czech drug dealer who's been at the centre of a political storm speaks out, a Chinese tech giant seeks an urgent meeting with the Government over the blocking of Spark's bid to use it's equipment, all people in end of life care will be able to legally use...

Duration:01:09:57

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 23 2018

11/23/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Government lawyers ask the High Court to order the Institution of Professional Engineers to resume its investigation into the civil engineer responsible for the CTV building, a founder of the Auckland Pride Parade says it's been hi-jacked, the engineering firm set to build New Zealand's largest ever infrastructure project goes bust, the chair of the NZTA accepts there'll be more revelations about regulatory failings, smoking in cars carrying...

Duration:01:05:04

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 16 2018

11/16/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The mother of one of the 29 who died in the Pike River Mine is flawed by the announcement that that the mine entry aims to recover bodies, industrial action is causing major disruption in the courts, the Education Ministry's international recruitment drive appears to have headed off a looming teacher shortage crisis, an awkward moment involving the Prime Minister at the east Asia Summit, talk station Radio Live is cutting back and jobs are going,...

Duration:01:07:05

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 9 2018

11/9/2018
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A review of the week's news including... A woman is missing on the West Coast and a bridge approach at Arthur's Pass has been washed after heavy rain deluged the region, the Immigration Minister admits he did not read the whole file before making his controversial decision to grant residency to convicted drug smuggler, the Jami-Lee Ross saga takes a new twist, professional boxing groups distance themselves from corporate and charity boxing events, anti-abortionists are rallying against...

Duration:01:06:37

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 2 2018

11/2/2018
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A review of the week's news including... the case of convicted drug smuggler Karel Sroubek, the sole survivor of a massive avalanche describes clawing her way out from under the wave of snow and ice, calling time on splitting property equally when a marriage breaks up, the four day Harry and Meghan royal visit, why were DHB mental health workers unaware of a spate of sudden deaths? fuel prices have dropped across the country but motorists aren't celebrating yet, electric locomotives on the...

Duration:01:10:29

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 26 2018

10/26/2018
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A review of the week's news including... new strike action announced by teachers, support for the National party and it's leader falling in the latest political poll, one of the country's worst child sex offenders is found guilty of 95 of the 106 charges brought against him, the Prime Minister vows to never introduce another regional fuel tax as long as she's in charge, Steel and Tube insists it never knowingly broke the law and stands by its steel re-inforcement mesh, Colin Craig won't...

Duration:01:12:37

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 19 2018

10/19/2018
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A review of the week's news including... National's leader apologises profusely following the release of a six-and-a-half minute phone recording, Dame Jenny Shipley concedes the board of failed construction firm Mainzeal never sought legal advice about securing money from China, inflation rises to the highest level in a year, an appearance by former National leader Don Brash at Massey University goes ahead without protest, a scathing report reveals serious dysfunction at Cycling New...

Duration:01:11:00

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 12 2018

10/12/2018
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A review of the week's news including... no immediate reprieve for motorists from eye-watering fuel prices even as the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern admits New Zealanders are being fleeced, the greens ask what's the point in a five-billion-dollar surplus if there's still people living in cars and garages?, many frontline police say decriminalisation of cannabis should be looked at seriously ahead of a national referendum, a new Government plan aims for healthy swimmable rivers and lakes...

Duration:01:11:43