29 Jun 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 29 2018

From The Week In Review, 1:00 am on 29 June 2018

A review of the week's news including... Nurses call off a 24-hour strike, South Taranaki locals at a loss as to what caused two cars to collide head-on killing seven people, hidden camera footage from Farmwatch reveals a Northland sharemilker hitting cows with a steel pipe, a New Zealand man who was shot in the US trying to enter the house of a teenage girl he'd met online held in a secure ward at a local hospital and facing serious charges, the acting Prime Minister on looming industrial action in the public sector, the Government unveils proposals to cap interest and fees on loans, Auckland businesses say its not fair they're having to cough up for fuel taxes while waiting years for the benefits, Winston Peters wants young families to be able to buy a home worth five times their annual income, af ormer Minister of Maori Affairs is remembered this week as man who put being Maori before politics, the number of people with suspended or cancelled benefits has dropped by about a fifth in a matter of weeks, calls for State Highway Two through the Waioeka Gorge to be made more secure, the PM Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford emerge from an Auckland Hospital with their new baby and warnings a very large earthquake in the central North Island could trigger a big lahar on Mt Ruapehu.