24 Aug 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Aug 24 2018

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 24 August 2018

A review of the week's news including... Clare Curran is removed from Cabinet, a major development in the story about the leaking of Simon Bridges' travel expenses, The Government puts its money where its mouth is to address a major backlog of deferred maintenance at hospitals nationwide, broad political support for a one-year freeze on MPs pay, public service bosses are being stripped of their performance bonuses, the Maori King finally responds to explosive claims criticising his leadership and his office, a court hearing in Dunedin for disputed facts in which the facts are not disputed, a giant cattle feedlot and it's impact on the environment, the animals, and the beef they produce, accusations the Canterbury District Health Board covered up "rampant" sexual harassment by patients, Police say it was lucky no one was injured by a tornado that ripped through part of New Plymouth, tax breaks are on the way all-weather horse racing tracks and a journey home which has been 64 years in the making for the whanau of Sergeant George Nepia.