27 Mar 2015

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 27 2015

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 27 March 2015

A review of the week's news including... Mark Lundy's defence team begins its closing argument in his murder trial, a second opinion poll within 24 hours gives New Zealand First leader Winston Peters a commanding lead heading in to the Northland by-election, the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security will investigate whether the GCSB spied on New Zealanders working or traveling in the South Pacific, the New Zealand cricket team makes it to the World Cup final at the MSG, a Christchurch school insists it was within its rights to ban two students from competing in the Maadi Cup rowing regatta despite being overruled by a High Court judge, a grim development in the search for a missing eleven year old boy who was taken from school by his step-father a fortnight ago, Ports of Auckland looks likely to face a legal challenge to its planned wharf extension, veteran Dambusters pilot Les Munro's medals will stay in New Zealand, HMNZS Canterbury reaches Vanuatu nearly two weeks after Cyclone Pam and an explorer's great, great, great grand daughter prepares for the 175th anniversary of the discovery of the Ross Sea and Ross Ice Shelf on the edge of the Antarctic.