18 Oct 2019

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 18 2019

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 18 October 2019

A review of the week's news including... Polls show Labour, Ardern slipping in popularity, Defence Minister overrules noise restrictions at Whenuapai, surge in success for the young in local body elections, TV3 cutting popular shows, signs of financial difficulties, Winston Peters doesn't believe polling on his party is correct, young NZ First at odds with Winston Peters on pill-testing, Ihumatao occupiers shut out of talks, no word from govt, mosque attack arrest: Police 'just doing our job', widespread defective or missing concrete or reinforcing steel revealed, NZ First MP denies claims of bad behaviour at bar, Blair Vining farewelled with 3-hour celebration, Laurie Anderson guest curator of 2020 NZ Festival of Arts, what makes a good sausage a winner? and Bird of the Year competition to be fierce.