5 Nov 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov4

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 5 November 2016

A review of the week's news including... The case of a terminally ill woman serving a prison sentence for fraud, Gareth Morgan promises to shake up New Zealand politics, schools are to be banned from using seclusion rooms to punish children, the serious backlog of eye appointments at the Southern District Health Board, Auckland's new mayor is sworn in, Labour's former leader says he won't run for re-election next year, an Auckland councillor whose family were refused entry into VIP seating says he wants the problem fixed, a woman stranded on an uninhabited island in the Hauraki Gulf sets fire to 13 hectacres in a bid to attract help, the Auditor General clears the Government in the controversial Saudi sheep deal, a former soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder wins a landmark case for compensation, Ranfurly's only bank opened for its last day of business this week and Longtime RNZ White House correspondent Connie Lawn who says lots of Americans could be packing their bags for New Zealand if Donald Trump wins.