16 Nov 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 16 2018

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 16 November 2018

A review of the week's news including... The mother of one of the 29 who died in the Pike River Mine is flawed by the announcement that that the mine entry aims to recover bodies, industrial action is causing major disruption in the courts, the Education Ministry's international recruitment drive appears to have headed off a looming teacher shortage crisis, an awkward moment involving the Prime Minister at the east Asia Summit, talk station Radio Live is cutting back and jobs are going, the Regional Economic Development Minister vows to make the most of the provincial growth fund, a Horowhenua woman whose emails to district council staff were blocked by the chief executive feels stigmatized, the mother of a convicted drug smuggler at the centre of a highly political immigration stoush admits he DID return to the Czech Republic despite claiming his life may be in danger, the great 'Do Duck In Bakery' robbery, an international flight exhibition opens for the first time in New Zealand, what it's really like being a red-head, a sausage-sizzle controversy that's been called sausage-gate, Bun-onionings and even OSH-age sizzle and a Wellington cafe pioneer has died.