7 Aug 2015

Week In Review for week ending August 7 2015

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 7 August 2015

A review of the week's news including... The Nepalese man who died alongside his wife and young son in a house fire had moved to Waimate to provide his family with a better life, the latest dairy price drop is described as 'about as bad as it could have been', a boxload of documents sheds more light on the deal which led to the Government paying a Saudi businessman to set up a sheep farm, people from both sides of the debate present their arguments at a meeting on the Ruataniwha Dam in Napier, the Prime Minister says the state-owned coal miner Solid Energy is in a precarious position and a decision on its future could be made within weeks, Dame Silvia Cartwright talks about eight years presiding over the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia, volunteer firearm instructors are reeling at the sudden shake up of the country's main gun safety programme, New Zealand has not learnt the lessons of the last global financial crisis according to the author of a new book, the last living Dam Buster pilot dies in Tauranga hospital at the age of 96, the Netball World Cup gets under way in Sydney and John Campbell is joining Radio New Zealand as a drive-time news and current affairs presenter.