9 Feb 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 9 2018

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 9 February 2018

A review of the week's news including... the biggest and busiest Waitangi Day commemorations ever, tension in court as a 30 year old Dunedin doctor is charged with the murder of a 16 year old girl, one of the teenagers killed in a flash flood had been trying to help his friend when he was swept away, the Minister of Employment says the percentage of Maori out of work compared to the national average is still too high, a wide-ranging government inquiry will look into whether New Zealanders are getting a fair deal on their power bills, Team NZ win big at the Halberg awards, a company that writes and manages wills, trusts and estates trials a four day week for it's staff, the New Zealand tax payers Union is unhappy with figures showing Callaghan Innovation spent over two million dollars on travel and accommodation, rotting food is been fingered for its huge role in causing climate change, the record-breaking hot summer is causing high numbers of fish to die in Kapiti waterways, hunting Rangitoto Island's black cat and an Auckland doctor has developed a test which shows how your genes could be helping or hindering you achieving the goals of looking younger, getting fit and losing weight.