14 Jul 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 13 2018

From The Week In Review, 12:00 pm on 14 July 2018

A review of the week's news including... nurses strike for the first time in 30 years while thousands of other Government employees take to the streets in protest, the Defence Minister is urged to scrap plans to put weapons on board new aircraft replacing old Orions, apartments to make up the bulk of the Kiwibuild homes to be built in the coming year, the Auckland Council looks set to be taken to court over its decision to ban two right-wing speakers from using a council venue, friends and colleagues of a prominent Maori leader speak of their shock and grief over his widow's accusations that he was a paedophile, a ten percent hole in this year's census, a property developer who ignored the Resource Management act is sent to jail, the Broadcasting Minister explains why a funding boost for public broadcasting is not as much as first promised, a huge overhaul of the capital's bus services has people worried, plans to close more tracks to help prevent Kauri dieback spread are being criticised, worry that the cost of marijuana-based medications is putting them out of reach despite their potential to transform lives, the widow of a Supreme Court judge accuses officials of insulting his memory and the Top 20 contenders for this years APRA Silver Scrolls are out.