1 Jul 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July1 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 1 July 2016

A review of the week's news including... Police arrest a fugitive who was on the run for 30 hours in Palmerston North, a judge in Rotorua has handed down the highest sentence ever given in New Zealand for the manslaughter of a child, Police in Waikato appeal to the public for any last known sightings of a man whose body was discovered in a cardboard bale in Hamilton, Friday marked an historic day for advanced melanoma patients, the Prime Minister has been forced to backtrack on his claims that New Zealand has a World class foreign trust system that doesn't need changing, members of New Zealand's Muslim community say they've been targeted by Airport Customs, half of Auckland's 180 thousand Supergold cardholders are now without their access to free public transport, more developments on the RNZ News discovery that past steel test certificates from a Chinese firm now providing steel for a major New Zealand project were fakes, how much should patients be able to find out about surgeons' safety records?, unions pushing for a living wage say increasing numbers of New Zealanders are feeling the pinch as the value of their wages falls and well-paid jobs disappear and a sequel to a story we included in last week's Week in Review edition, that of Sir Peter Snell's double Olympic gold medal winning black singlet.