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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 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 Bovis...

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

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 23 2018

3/23/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Barack Obama's visit to New Zealand, the Prime Minister tells the Regional Development minister to pull his head in, current and former Health Ministers were kept in the dark about the extent of the leaky buildings at Middlemore Hospital, Fonterra's eight million dollar man resigns, train drivers are terrified to cross the bridge at Ngaruawahia in case another child is killed, a total ban on set net fishing is possible after five nationally...

Duration:01:00:02

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 16 2018

3/16/2018
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A review of the week's news including... labour's senior leadership comes under intense pressure after revelations of sexual assault at a youth camp, New Zealand's pursuit of a free trade deal with Russia has been complicated by a nerve agent attack in London, a bogus breath-testing checkpoint is ruled unlawful and unjustified, the police face renewed criticism of their pursuit policy after three people were killed near Nelson, National's new leader reveals his new look opposition line up,...

Duration:01:02:02

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 9 2018

3/9/2018
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A review of the week's news including... inside the Canterbury Home Repair programme, the explosion in freedom campers has reached a crisis point, a hundred or so tourists trapped near Taumarunui are rescued by helicopter, the revamped Trans Pacific Partnership is finally signed, a Ministry of Transport fraudster denied parole for a second time, New Zealand gives nearly 10 million dollars to help Samoa tackle climate change and boost its economy on the first stop of the government's...

Duration:00:58:36

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 2 2018

3/2/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Simon Bridges is in - Bill English checks out, seven years after the big one and still 48% of claims are unresolved, revelations law students and solicitors had sex on a boardroom table, just four days left to fill in census forms, Aotearoa needs more midwives, a British endurance swimmer has strong feelings about Air New Zealand's latest safety video, Sky Television is cutting prices of its cheapest plans to try and counter a slide in subscribers,...

Duration:01:11:31

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 23 2018

2/23/2018
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A review of the week's news including... Cyclone Gita rips through central New Zealand, two Olympic medals in just two hours breaks a 26 year drought, Australian cancer patients are better off and experts agree, a new report warns an uncontrolled invasion of the Asian stink bug would devastate New Zealand's horticultural industry, the entire forested area of Auckland's Waitakere Ranges will soon be closed to the public, an equal-pay advocate who changed the lives of thousands of New...

Duration:00:51:26

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 16 2018

2/16/2018
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A review of the week's news including... A massive clean up is underway for Tonga after Cyclone Gita, Bill English resigns from Parliament and leadership of the National Party, a MP is forced to change how uses Snapchat after concerns, friends and family of a murder victim walk out of court in tears as the man who discovered her burnt body described what he saw, the Christchurch Muslim community will be involved in intensive monitoring of a radicalised teenage boy sentenced for a violent...

Duration:01:05:26

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 9 2018

2/9/2018
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A review of the week's news including... the biggest and busiest Waitangi Day commemorations ever, tension in court as a 30 year old Dunedin doctor is charged with the murder of a 16 year old girl, one of the teenagers killed in a flash flood had been trying to help his friend when he was swept away, the Minister of Employment says the percentage of Maori out of work compared to the national average is still too high, a wide-ranging government inquiry will look into whether New Zealanders...

Duration:00:57:37

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 2 2018

2/2/2018
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A review of the week's news including... bad weather hits, many victims from a Kiribati ferry sinking are likely to be high school children, the son of a medicinal marijuana campaigner says the government's medicinal cannabis bill is 'woefully inadequate' while the Green MP whose medicinal marijuana bill was heavily defeated this week says politicians have demonstrated how out of touch with the public they are, the refugee community is devastated following a terror attack in Afghanistan, a...

Duration:01:06:57

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Jan 26 2018

1/26/2018
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A review of the week's news including... The Government's announcement of a ministerial inquiry into mental health and addiction and it's first changes to employment laws since assuming power, potentially carcinogenic chemicals the Air Force used in firefighting foam has farmers calling for more information, Winston Peters says NZ First now supports the TPP, the significance of the Prime Minister spending more than five days at Waitangi this year and a warm welcome for Jacinda Ardern at...

Duration:01:01:11

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 22 2017

12/22/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Some medicinal cannabis users say the Government's plan to overhaul the law offers hope but no material changes for them, mental health issues down on the farm, Greyhound Racing NZ denies dogs ill treated, the Government's gets a pat on the back for its new road safety initiative, the High Court puts a roadblock in the way of a plan to extend Wellington Airport's runway, A West Coast mayor says it's a relief to hear the coalition government will...

Duration:00:51:49

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 15 2017

12/15/2017
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A review of the week's news including... the Government opens it's books and launches announces a family package to halve the number of children in poverty, nearly two thirds of MPs vote in support of a bill to legalise euthanasia, women fighting for a ban on surgical mesh feel vindicated health officials have finally acted, shocking details emerge on how an Invercargill policeman planned and executed his estranged wife and shot her new partner, a trainer could be kicked out of greyhound...

Duration:01:01:42

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