3 Nov 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 3 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 3 November 2017

A review of the week's news including... questions are being asked about the impact of a ban on foreigners buying New Zealand homes, six people are arrested following a brawl linked to tension in the run up to a Rugby League World Cup match, police and customs say their largest ever haul of of cocaine shows drug smugglers are desperate to expand the market for the illegal drug in New Zealand, where is Dr Yang?, Auckland's port company unveils what it wants to do over the next thirty years, one of Auckland's busiest buildings hasn't had a warrant of fitness for over a year and has been allowed to remain open, an Otago University study finds a widening gap between the income of chief executives and their staff, critics say the Ministry of Social Development pensioner payment system is flawed, an ecological restoration project is underway at the home to one of the most significant collections of historic Maori rock art in New Zealand and a sinkhole filled with fat and rats has prompted a North Island council to educate its residents on how to get rid of grease.