16 Oct 2015

Best of the Week - 16 October 2015

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 16 October 2015

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 16 October. This week........the secret trip by the Prime Minister to troops in Iraq; CTU president Helen Kelly and the fight to use cannabis oil legally to manage her cancer pain; delivering books to children in refugee camps in Lebanon; Madge Snow recalls her high-country life; learning from the dead; ultrafast lasers; Spectrum hangs with some Christchurch jazz pioneers; news gathering Kiwi drones being tested by CNN; the Coromandel knife maker - remember it's sharp and amateur dancers audition for a NZ Festival spectacular.