31 Mar 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 31 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 31 March 2017

A review of the week's news including... almost a week after a book made explosive claims about a fatal New Zealand SAS raid on two villages in Afghanistan the chief of the defence force says he's open to an inquiry being held, many fog bound passengers end up spending a night in the Wellington airport terminal curled up under thin blankets while flash flooding in Auckland had a South Auckland farmer rescuing motorists and a postal van from rising waters, more Chinese investment and booming tourism numbers were a key part of talks this week between our Prime Minister and the Chinese Premier, the health ministry strongly defends a decision meaning people in their 50s will be kept waiting to be screened for a major cancer killer, Police fail to find any sign of a missing Auckland woman who isn't the only woman to have gone missing in the Mercer Bay cliffs area at Piha, New Zealand research finds children exposed to high levels of leaded petrol fumes in the 70s and 80s have lower IQs, major questions are still being asked about a lack of resources ahead of the launch of the Ministry Of Vulnerable Children this week, Winston Peters remains in prime position to decide who forms the next government in RNZ's latest poll of polls, a new booklet to help Maori whanau raising gay or gender diverse children is published and Napier plays host to artists from around the World who've painted large scale murals on the city's empty walls.