17 Feb 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 17 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 17 February 2017

A review of the week's news including... Some sleepless night for residents near Christchurch's Port Hills this week as a massive blaze swept through the area destroying homes and claiming a life, a woman is arrested following an attack on a group of New Zealand Muslim women, an 8000-strong petition calling for foreign drivers to sit a practical driving is presented at Parliament, the chair of Solid Energy says he'll resign if the company is forced to enter the Pike River mine, the Greens deny they are being hypocritical by standing aside in the key seat of Ohariu, surging rental prices make it hard for students to not just find flats but to keep paying rent and ongoing costs, Dunedin's Mayor says the impending closure of the Cadbury factory is a reminder that manufacturing will probably not be part of the city's future. thirty years after the 'Unfortunate Experiment' the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists apologise publicly to the women affected and Team New Zealand launches 'peddle power' on the boat it'll contest the America's Cup in just over three months.