5 Nov 2013

The Panel with Graham Bell and Finlay MacDonald (Part 1)

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 4:07 pm on 5 November 2013

Topics - A senior police officer has been brought in from outside Auckland to help investigate a group of young men who've been boasting online about sex with intoxicated girls. The police have been investigating the group of 17 and 18 year olds, calling themselves "Roast Busters", since 2011 - but say without a complaint, they don't have enough evidence to pursue charges. Local Government New Zealand says a major increase in building consent fees is a result of the leaky building crisis. A report comissioned by an industry body, the Construction Strategy Group, found housing costs have risen 8% on average in five years and consent fees have jumped 75% in six years.