24 Oct 2014

The Week In Review for week ending October 25 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 24 October 2014

A review of the week's news including... the brother of the Canadian Parliament's Sergeant at Arms who's been hailed a hero, police are taking the investigative journalist Nicky Hager to court, the Prime Minister dodges questions in the House about a right-wing blogger, the Labour party appoints a former British Labour MP as the convenor of its post-election review, some of Northland's poorest schools agree with John Key that their pupils don't need lunch programmes, the first two charter schools reviewed by the Education Review Office say their positive reports prove they are working well, a British public health researcher who says rugby has become too dangerous for children to play, dozens of jobs are on the line as TVNZ announces it will no longer produce all but one of its own Maori and Pasific programmes and it looks like Aucklanders WILL have a Christmas after all.