27 Jul 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 27 2018

From The Week In Review, 12:00 am on 27 July 2018

A review of the week's news including... The body of missing helicopter pilot is recovered from Lake Wanaka, a former American television personality says groups trying to get an easement on his property are taking advantage of the "difficult times" he's been through, a Serious Fraud Office investigation in to the office of the Maori King is being welcomed by his former spokesperson, the Nurses Union recommends the latest offer presented by the DHBs, National creates its own bill on medicinal cannabis insisting it's not a political stunt while a Taranaki man living with terminal cancer says he is being forced to act like a criminal to manufacture the cannabis oil he says alleviates his condition, the New Zealand Army is rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct at its training unit at the Waiouru Military Camp, the founder of Lifepod is gutted a planned charity concert won't go ahead, new figures show between 40 and 45 people are believed to have died from using synthetic cannabis in the last year, innovations to create new meat-free and synthetic products could have huge implications for farming here, huge numbers of Maori are going back to school later in life to learn Te Reo and New Zealand is once again in 'sevens heaven'.