16 Dec 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Dec 16 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 16 December 2016

A review of the week's news including... New Zealand has a new Prime Minister for the first time since 2008, Gisborne businesses reopened two days after they had to stop selling because the city had no power, a fresh look at worker exploitation reveals those in the construction, dairy, horticulture and hospitality sectors are targeted the most, tensions were high as the new Prime Minister and the Earthquake Commission minister met with frustrated Kaikoura farmers, Checkpoint revealed how much WINZ has been spending on emergency and temporary accommodation, the daughter of an investigative journalist is enormously relieved the police are going to pay damages and costs, we hear from the father of a toddler allegedly kidnapped from his Rotorua home, boxer Joseph Parker is now a heavy weight champion, he's also son to two proud parents and we meet his mother, New Zealand rugby players are in line for a pay rise, a public health professor says contaminated chicken is the biggest food safety issue in New Zealand, two fishing companies say they're joining forces to help protect the World's rarest dolphin and he's played a gangster, a duke, a priest and was the voice of Rangi from Footrot Flats, now Rawiri Paratene has been given the Toi Maori achievement award for his half century of service to the arts.