12 Aug 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 12 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 12 August 2016

A review of the week's news including... Hundreds of homes in the Taupo district and parts of Hawkes Bay lose power after a big snow storm pounds the region, a High Court murder trial hears the first details of what the crown says happened to road worker George Taiaroa, one of Britain's best known commentators on the law suggests the New Zealand judge who headed an independent inquiry into child sex abuse was sacked, Kiwi medal highs in the first week of the Rio Olympics, Sir Colin Meads has a tough fight on his hands following a cancer diagnosis, a decision on the future of the search for flight MH370 is approaching, alcohol interlocks to stop drunks starting their cars will soon become compulsory, an immigration consultant says people need to put the politicking aside and it was a case of third time lucky for the Hurricanes as they claimed the Super Rugby championship.