16 Jul 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 15 2016

From The Week In Review, 2:00 am on 16 July 2016

A review of the week's news including... In the wake of two shootings this week there have been calls for police to start wearing body cameras, the Labour Party's big plan for affordable housing is attacked by property investors, opposition parties have a field day after the government announces it will not be receiving a dividend from Housing New Zealand, the frustrating and fruitless search for an affordable home in Auckland, the coroner rules the death of Kirsty Bentley fifteen years ago was not accidental, Northland Grey Power members wanting to plant marijuana are standing firm in the face of mounting opposition from within their own organisation, the Nauru opposition MP who has returned to New Zealand after a cloak and dagger escape from his home country, Helen Clark spells out why she believes she should be the next Secretary General of the United Nations, a dairy owner chases away four men who tried to rob his store armed only with a broom, a commercial fisherman is to be prosecuted over the deaths of 38 albatrosses, a 17-year-old building apprentice from Luggate is on his way to the world championships of duck calling, and the world premier of a movie about the release of a song that shot to world wide fame 32 years ago.