14 Nov 2014

The Week In Review for week ending Nov 14 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 14 November 2014

A review of the week's news including... A likely swift deportation from Brazil for a recaptured fugitive, domestic violence is estimated to be costing the country as much as 7 billion dollars a year, a union covering fast food workers is fighting to scrap employment contracts where the employer is under no obligation to provide work, sales of million dollar plus homes in Auckland have nearly quadrupled over the past decade, conservationists say it would be a huge international embarrassment for New Zealand if it allowed our national bird to become all but extinct, the Wellington scientist whose award winning documentary about climate change is to be screened on American public television, medical specialists say New Zealand is facing a workforce crisis for doctors trained in end-of-life care, a new survey finds the number of patients admitted to intensive care with severe flu symptoms has doubled in a year and NCEA exams started this week.