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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 landslip...

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


The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept 8 2017

9/8/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Labour edges ahead of National in the RNZ Poll of Polls, Bill English and Jacinda Ardern lock horns in more leaders' debates, the National and Labour deputies both admit making mistakes in their Spinoff debate, the Maori Party co-leader knows he has a battle on his hands to keep his place in Parliament, New Zealand Rugby investigates 36 cases of misconduct in the past four years, the Environment Minister is the victim of two protests, doctors can...

Duration: 00:45:11


The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept1 2017

9/1/2017
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A review of the week's news including... the first major party leaders TV debate as seen by our deputy political editor, police charge two men in relation to the 1987 murder of Chris Bush at the Red Fox tavern, who new about Winston Peters' superannuation over-payment and how long ago did they know about it? Winston Peters wants to move Auckland's container port to Northland, David Tamihere tells a court a secret witness wrote to him admitting he gave false evidence, the union for two...

Duration: 01:03:00


The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 25 2017

8/25/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Why Peter Dunne wasn't willing to fight to the end in Ohariu and what political commentators made of it, the new Labour Party leader launches 'the campaign of their lives', the National Party announces more roads of national significance, the Act Party leader David Seymour uses an expletive ridiculing a New Zealand First candidate, The TOP Party founder defends his 'lips on a pig' tweet, a standoff between the Northland DHB and the Ministry of...

Duration: 01:03:17


The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 18 2017

8/18/2017
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A review of the week's news including... a poll crash for the Greens, the Southern DHB CEO admits eleven men waited too long for prostate surgery, the Australian Government accuses the New Zealand Labour Party of colluding with the Australian Labor Party, four political partys sign a commitment to re-enter the Pike River Mine, hundreds sign a petition calling on police to change the way they post on social media to find offenders, a youth justice lobby group slams a proposed bootcamp for...

Duration: 01:01:28


The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 11 2017

8/11/2017
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A review of the week's news including... The shock resignation of a Greens Party co leader, continuing questions about the Prime Minister's role in the Todd barclay affair, the amount of surgery at Dunedin Hospital revealed - one a day a fortnight, more medical students face having to drop out of their studies, the Opportunities Party want much better legal rights for renters, a new report shows Maori mothers are less likely than any other group to breast feed their babies, a child is...

Duration: 00:58:21


The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 4 2017

8/4/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Jacinda Ardern promises to run the "campaign of our lives" after becoming Labour's youngest ever leader, the auditor general falls on his sword, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei gave a false address when she enrolled to vote in the 1993 election, a crisis at the Southern DHB, property values in parts of Auckland are dropping and the rate of growth in other areas is at multi year lows and a former All Black captain and Auckland Grammar Headmaster...

Duration: 01:05:18


The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 28 2017

7/28/2017
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A review of the week's news including... details emerge of the life of a Whangarei double killer, eight people die after smoking synthetic cannabis and Checkpoint meets users of the drug on the streets of Auckland, an apology to whistleblowers who were bundled out of the Transport Ministry by a convicted fraudster, close to a 100 staff at a Thames engineering firm lose their jobs, a court hears the Crown claim a father cocked a loaded shotgun, pointed it at his two year-old daughter and...

Duration: 01:05:49


The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 21 2017

7/22/2017
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A review of the week's news including... State owned company Airways has apologised for "excessive and unacceptable" spending after it over eleven thousand dollars for a farewell book, an internal audit says the Horowhenua District Council has engaged in extremely risky practices including secretly intercepting emails, a senior constable wept as she described to a court the bloody scene where a child had been shot, a community meeting in Dargaville lifts the lid on homelessness in the...

Duration: 00:52:32


The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 21 2017

7/21/2017
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A review of the week's news including... State owned company Airways has apologised for "excessive and unacceptable" spending after it over eleven thousand dollars for a farewell book, an internal audit says the Horowhenua District Council has engaged in extremely risky practices including secretly intercepting emails, a senior constable wept as she described to a court the bloody scene where a child had been shot, a community meeting in Dargaville lifts the lid on homelessness in the...

Duration: 00:52:32


The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 14 2017

7/14/2017
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A review of the week's news including... the weather, questions about how the Greens and New Zealand First can work together, a philanthropist property developer says he'll spend 50 million dollars building a replacement children's hospital in Wellington, the police say a huge drop in the number of breath tests is quality over quantity, is the Maori Party's ambitious plan to resurrect rail in the regions doomed to failure?, an Auckland marae will open its doors to the homeless again and...

Duration: 01:06:00


The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 7 2017

7/7/2017
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A review of the week's news including... An official apology and a law change - three decades in the making, the Amercias cup is paraded through Auckland CBD as the Government writes a five million dollar cheque to help Team New Zealand, there's fresh pressure on the Government to tackle high petrol prices, the volume of house sales in Auckland plummets according to the latest QV data, more of Checkpoint's ongoing coverage of billionaire Peter Thiel who became a New Zealand citizen after...

Duration: 01:06:23


The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 30 2017

6/30/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Team New Zealand wins the America Cup, the Police re open their investigation into whether Todd Barclay secretly recorded staff in his electorate office, we tour Labour's interns accommodation, the Government digs in over it's decision to make an American billionaire a New Zealand citizen, young children are to learn the basics of computer programming, a shipwrecked New Zealander says hitting a remote reef was like a freight train hitting a brick...

Duration: 01:06:37


The Week In Review for week ending Friday June 23 2017

6/24/2017
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A review of the week's news including... National MP Todd Barclay falls on his sword while Labour is in damage control, the decision to not prosecute the Pike River Mine CEO is to be contested in the Supreme Court, the lawyer for Akshay Chand says she sought bail on his behalf believing his mother and aunt would monitor his every movement, The Education Ministry is forced to apologise for its flawed handling of school closures and mergers after the 2011 Canterbury earthquake, The Health...

Duration: 01:04:45


The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 16 2017

6/16/2017
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A review of the week's news including... Labour promises to cut immigration numbers by a year, the Prime Minister congratulates Theresa May on her re-election as British Prime Minister, a police prosecutor tells an inquest she assumed the judge was well aware Akshay Chand was living just a few minute's walk from his victim's home, New Zealand and Israel agree to restore diplomatic ties, a scathing report by UNICEF is highly critical of the status of children in New Zealand, new emails show...

Duration: 00:59:28


The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 9 2017

6/9/2017
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A review of the week's news including... The oyster industry says a crisis is imminent, the US Secretary of State drops in for a short visit, the controversial question of whether people with terminal illness should be able to take their own life has dropped like a bomb into election year, the head of the Salvation Army's social services says the Prime Minister asked for his help to tackle a looming housing crisis in Auckland six years ago, the Transport Minister is caught trying to block...

Duration: 00:55:01

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