24 Dec 2009

The Week in Review - week ending 24 December 2009

From The Week In Review, 4:00 pm on 24 December 2009

A review of the week's news including calls for tougher penalties in wake of police shooting, positive economic growth, Christmas sales up, banks made to pay up $2.2 billion, clamp down on beneficiaries planned, Copenhagen"not a waste of time", two spellings allowed for Whanganui, Susan Boyle complaint upheld, controversial church billboard vandalised, towns big and small to host rugby teams, native mistletoe discovered, Santa imposter no match for real thing