26 May 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 26 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 26 May 2017

A review of the week's news including... Analysis of this week's budget, former whistle blowing Transport Ministry workers speak out for the first time about being forced out of their jobs, a Kaitaia doctor and former New Zealander of the year launches a passionate attack on a controversial film, New Zealand joins the space age, Kim Dotcom is described as ridiculous and manipulative by the family of a murdered man he says was the leaker of emails to Wikileaks, dairy owners say quitting selling cigarettes is not an option in tackling the growing number of aggravated robberies, concern in Canterbury that a lucrative water consent attached to a former wool scouring plant could be used to export bottled water, a new report into ACC finds hundreds of thousands miss out each year on cover, treatment and support - four times ACC's own estimates, the mayor of Christchurch warns of years of legal wrangling if the Anglican Church tries to get a resource consent to demolish the city's cathedral, the former head of Auckland's downtown promotions agency is released early from prison and what has the Hillary step gone?