14 Aug 2015

The Week In Review for week ending August 14 2015

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 14 August 2015

A review of the week's news including... Hundreds of coalminers still have their jobs at Solid Energy but they're only secure for the next five weeks, Fonterra's woes continue with the cooperative being placed on negative credit watch, Sir John Kirwan talks to farmers about depression and resilience, hospital emergency departments are seeing record numbers of sick patients and some staff are reaching breaking point, animal advocates and opposition MPs say they're appalled the Government pushed the country's animal welfare laws to the limit to fly heavily pregnant sheep to Saudi Arabia, Auckland Council goes ahead with the first ever sale of a house because a woman didn't pay her rates, a second Australian community housing organisation wants to buy or lease state housing in New Zealand, a new survey finds that almost two thirds of New Zealanders nearing retirement have not yet even started to think about how much money they'll need, the Dunedin city council is reassuring ratepayers it has no more big lurking scandals to reveal and scientists mark twenty years since the Mt Ruapehu eruptions.