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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


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

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