8 Feb 2019

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 8 2019

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 8 February 2019

A review of the week's news including... the almost week long Nelson fire where wind and low humidity have challenged firefighters, analysis of Jacinda Ardern's State of the Nation, National MPs swing behind Sarah Dowie at party retreat, Shane Jones fires back at Brian Tamaki's 'spud' insult, major changes to commercial fishing proposed, banks will lend more in NZ after AUS report a Kiwisaver provider says, no plans to ban rodeos but Greens have a different idea, resistance to the idea of compulsory NZ history lessons, a former Maori Party leader convicted for drink driving, a pioneering Kiwi guitarist dies, West Auckland noses turn up at a fast food chain neighbour, Waitangi roars into life as Hek Busby becomes Sir Hek, more women coaching rugby than ever before and aged athletes dust off their kit for the Masters Games.