27 Feb 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 26 2016

From The Week In Review, 12:00 pm on 27 February 2016

A review of the week's news including... an update from our reporter in Fiji covering the aftermath of Cyclone Winston, a petition about to be presented on the steps of Parliament will call for a new melanoma drug to be funded through Pharmac, the man who threw brown slime at the Earthquake Recovery Minister says he did so because the Government has shown no remorse to the families who lost loved ones in the earthquake and we hear from the Earthquake Recovery Minister on the fifth anniversary of the devastating quake, the fundraising campaign to buy a remote Abel Tasman beach for the public succeeds, where to now for Auckland Council's failed proposal to build more houses on less land in some parts of the city? the United Future leader says he's pushing for a change to the 'clean slate law', hundreds of people will be out of work when Dick Smith closes its doors in eight weeks, an explosion of freedom campers this summer has left small town New Zealand struggling to cope, one of the World's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and military strategy shares his views on the war on terror, New Zealand's smaller bee keepers are worried about their futures and Wellington can breath easy... The bucket is back.