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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 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

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 8 2017

12/8/2017
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A review of the week's news including... we meet the man who's the Government's longest ever motel tenant, hundred of thousands of people may be forced to have their water chlorinated, cancellations and delays to Air New Zealand long haul flights lie ahead for weeks as Rolls-Royce does urgent maintenance to it's Boeing 787 engines, the Foreign Minister speaks following Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, New Zealanders being held in Australian detention centres...

Duration:01:07:54

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 1 2017

12/1/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Widespread dismay at a decision not to prosecute anyone for the deaths of 115 in the CTV building collapse, the Chair of the embattled Waikato District health board resigns, tensions reach "motion of no confidence point" at the Horowhenua District Council, more emerge about unreleased notes from the coalition talks between Labour and New Zealand First, the New Zealand First leader seeks monetary damages from two journalists, central Auckland comes...

Duration:01:03:45

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 24 2017

11/24/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Global pressure mounts on Australia to address the plight of Manus Island detainees, options for re entering the Pike River Mine's drift presented to cabinet, the Waikato DHB chairman refuses to resign over the over-spending of the board's chief executive, a freelance journalist lays a complaint against a Hamilton City councillor who sent her a sexually explicit joke, the Government wants to punish charities who refuse to follow the rules after two...

Duration:01:03:47

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 17 2017

11/17/2017
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A review of the week's news including... a re-fashioned TPP is met with jubilation and trepidation, when is a journalist not a journalist?, members of a family are in a vegetative state after eating what could have been contaminated wild boar, a former Manus Island detention centre security guard urges the Prime Minister not to take 150 refugees from Manus, Australians vote in favour of same sex marriage, Wellington train staff go on strike, the trial of two senior police officers on...

Duration:00:59:13

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 10 2017

11/10/2017
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A review of the week's news including... The Prime Minister says there is only a fifty-fifty chance of a Trans Pacific trade deal being reached, media freedom advocates say an attempt to obtain the emails and phone records of two journalists is outrageous and will have a chilling effect on democracy if successful, a new prayer removing references to the Queen and Jesus Christ causes ripples at the start of the new parliamentary term, Business New Zealand says the extension to paid parental...

Duration:00:55:23

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 3 2017

11/3/2017
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A review of the week's news including... questions are being asked about the impact of a ban on foreigners buying New Zealand homes, six people are arrested following a brawl linked to tension in the run up to a Rugby League World Cup match, police and customs say their largest ever haul of of cocaine shows drug smugglers are desperate to expand the market for the illegal drug in New Zealand, where is Dr Yang?, Auckland's port company unveils what it wants to do over the next thirty years,...

Duration:01:03:59

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 27 2017

10/26/2017
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A review of the week's news including... The new Labour-led government is officially in place, Southern DHB confirms there are over 500 urology patients waiting longer than they should for treatment, did the National Party breach copyright with their use of a piece of music that sounded like Eminem?, a convicted double murderer to ask the new Prime Minister for a pardon, a newly released survey of high-rise buildings in Auckland and Wellington shows nearly all of them fail key earthquake...

Duration:00:59:32

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 20 2017

10/20/2017
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A review of the week's news including... New Zealand First makes it's choice and New Zealand has it's youngest Prime Minister in over a hundred and fifty years, the Court of Appeal is told the killing of Mark Lundy's wife and daughter was an inside job, hard-nosed banks are being blamed for house sales falling over in Auckland, the lawyer for a military spy who developed a drug habit and stole highly sensitive equipment says it would have been unfair to punish the him, parents with...

Duration:01:02:26

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 13 2017

10/13/2017
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A review of the week's news including... The talks are over, the horse trading is done and now it's decision time on who will lead the next government, a top police officer speaks of his horror at the recent carnage on our roads and John Campbell visits the community of a teenager killed in a police pursuit, is the casting couch alive and well in New Zealand? our military's deadliest day 100 years on, Inland Revenue is taken to court for demanding its staff take personality tests, a...

Duration:00:55:35

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 6 2017

10/6/2017
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A review of the week's news including... The impact of the more than 380-thousand special votes to be revealed, a former Greens MP believes the strongest push for a Blue-Green coalition is coming from those within National looking to weaken Winston Peter's position as Kingmaker, two women who lost family members in the Pike River mine explosion are continuing their legal fight to have someone held accountable for what happened, the findings of the independent review of the Rangitaiki River...

Duration:01:00:55

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept 29 2017

9/29/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Kingmaker Winston Peters returns to parliament with the media in his sights, a former New Zealand First MP says Jacinda Ardern would be wise to offer Winston Peters a shared prime minister's role, National and Labour put the wheels in motion to enter talks with New Zealand First leader Winston Peters as they vye to form the next government, the "youthquake" that didn't happen, a political panel discussion a week on from the election, controversy has...

Duration:01:02:52

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept 22 2017

9/22/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Political leaders make their final push for votes, who pays for the Marsden to Auckland pipeline break?, in search of the owner of SaveMart, the Southern DHB Chief Medical Officer says he'll resign if it makes a difference over delayed prostate cancer treatment, a south Auckland mother-of-four faces eviction and potential bankruptcy over the bill to repair her leaky house while the community housing sector criticises a big upmarket Auckland Council...

Duration:00:59:06

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept 15 2017

9/15/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Labour makes a sudden and dramatic shift in its tax strategy, more in the series of Morning Report party leaders interviews featuring Winston Peters and James Shaw, a National MP seeks legal advice over a story which raises questions about his links with Chinese military and intelligence, a shock response to a very simple social experiment conducted by Checkpoint, can a single person live off the pension and afford rising rents?, butter is back in...

Duration:01:00:42

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