17 Mar 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 16 2018

From The Week In Review, 12:00 pm on 17 March 2018

A review of the week's news including... labour's senior leadership comes under intense pressure after revelations of sexual assault at a youth camp, New Zealand's pursuit of a free trade deal with Russia has been complicated by a nerve agent attack in London, a bogus breath-testing checkpoint is ruled unlawful and unjustified, the police face renewed criticism of their pursuit policy after three people were killed near Nelson, National's new leader reveals his new look opposition line up, the EQC Minister signals legislative change may be needed to deal with Canterbury homeowners who purchased houses post-quake believing the homes had been fully repaired, the Defence Minister says he's the victim of a scurrilous attack, ocean swimming events are now regularly being cancelled in Auckland because the city's beaches are so dirty, more than half of the engines on Air New Zealand's eleven Dreamliner planes have had to be checked after two long haul flights had to turn back, Chatham Islanders hope their new wharf will make life smoother sailing and Te Papa's new art gallery 'Toi Art' is officially opened.