1 May 2015

The Week In Review for week ending May 1 2015

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 1 May 2015

A review of the week's news including... the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, industry experts say the drop in Fonterra's forecast milk payout will take 7 billion dollars out of the economy, members of the infant formula industry are playing down the impact from a new range targeting the Chinese market, all major fast food chains commit to ending zero hours contracts, a coroners inquest into the deaths of two Dunedin children at the hands of their father raises serious questions about the way police enforce protection orders in domestic violence cases, the political stand-off between the Auckland Council and its ports company is over but public protest is continuing, Fish and Game applaud a precedent setting jail sentence for trout poaching and New Zealand scientists hail a potential breakthrough in controlling greenhouse gas emissions from sheep and cows.