6 Jul 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 6 2018

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

A review of the week's news including... a scathing review of the law firm Russell McVeagh details "disgraceful incidents", a solo mother of two children who says she's been broken mentally and physically by the Ministry for Social Development, nurses still upset about pay and conditions may vote against a proposed new pay deal, the first primary school teacher strike in 24 years set to happen, the Acting Prime defends the integrity of an inquiry into the a police promotion, the interest in Kiwibuild homes outstrips the number that will be built in the first few years, MPI refers evidence of serious staff misconduct to the Serious Fraud Office, the man behind the planned mega-dairy conversion in the Mackenzie Basin shrugs off criticism about further intensification, trucking companies tell drivers to refuel outside Auckland as the reality of the region's fuel tax sets in, an Auckland DHB writes off more than eight-million-dollars on an IT system that was meant to revolutionise the running of the organisation, politicians have a beef with Air New Zealand over its promotion of the plant pattie 'Impossible Burger,' the Kapiti Coast get its air service between Paraparaumu and Auckland back and the first person to cross the Tasman solo in a kayak makes landfall.