29 Jan 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Jan 29 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 29 January 2016

A review of the week's news including... An investigative journalist says Scott Watson is guilty of murdering Ben Smart and Olivia Hope but he didn't act alone, the Prime Minister goes on the front foot over New Zealand's intention to formally sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal while the Labour Party leader attempts to keep a lid on brewing tensions in his caucus over the party position's on the TPP, more dairy farms may go on the market as desperate farmers struggle financially after the forecast dairy payout is cut this week, Police relaunch their investigation into the 1976 murder of Auckland girl Tracey Ann Patient, the Government ends five years of haggling and commits itself to the country's largest ever transport project, the case of 'the cattle in the water' on land majority owned the Chief Justice and her husband, a British adventurer and descendant of a New Zealand Antarctic hero, who had been attempting to become the first person to cross the continent unsupported dies after collapsing 50 kilometres from the finish, New Zealand director Taika Waititi's new film has a Sundance Film Festival audience standing and clapping and legendary cartoonist Murray Ball celebrated his seventy seventh birthday this week and got a birthday present from Gisborne - life-sized bronze statutes of Wal and Dog.