8 May 2015

The Week In Review for week ending May 8 2015

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 8 May 2015

A review of the week's news including... a hundred miners are to lose their jobs as the country's largest opencast coal mine axes more than a quarter of its workforce, one of the country's biggest concrete makers admits recent shipments of its product have been substandard possibly affecting a major transport project, the Auckland Council puts the brakes on its Housing Accord with the Government, Tauranga and Invercargill will be first off the block for the Government's state housing sell off but one potential buyer says it needs much more information before it makes a move, a surgeon and the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board are in the gun over a man who bled to death during routine surgery, the Auditor General says its impossible to tell if the 137 million dollar Whanau Ora programme has achieved what it set out to do, mountaineer Peter Hillary who was on Mt Everest when the massive Nepal earthquake struck recalls the event, the former captain of the Black Ferns and now a senior lecturer in sports management at Massey University on Nine to Noon, stray cats are invading Woodville and the Air Force gets ready to say goodbye to a workhorse.