23 Oct 2015

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 23 2015

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 23 October 2015

A review of the week's news including... Australia refuses to do any special deals for New Zealanders caught up by tough new immigration laws, pregnancies supervised by newly graduated midwives are much more likely to end in a baby's death according to Otago University researchers, the latest from the Chris Cairns perjury trial in the UK, Gun City vows to take a private prosecution against a TV3 reporter after she flouted gun laws, reaction to the Health Minister's new plan announced this week to tackle child obesity, staff and patients may have been exposed to asbestos at Dunedin Hospital, a storm is brewing in Waitangi over the country's founding document, the country's national heritage collector has been duped into paying seventy five thousand dollars for a painting it was warned was a fake, Police are recalling hundreds of faulty state-of-the-art breathalysers, will your job be taken over by a robot within the next fifty years? and after two years, Alice the giant boring machine emerges in to the daylight.