7 Apr 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri April 7 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 7 April 2017

A review of the week's news including... Flooded Edgecumbe residents scatter as the Rangataiki river sweeps through their town, a church at the centre of a typhoid outbreak says members feel let down by health authorities, a decade of independent scrutiny into how police treat sexual assault victims and investigate their own officers' behaviour is about to end, the Opposition leader defends himself against a High Court defamation suit filed by tourism operators, the Greens target the youth vote with new candidate selections, the theft of two Lindauer paintings has art experts puzzled, the Privacy Commissioner publishes a report highly critical of the Government's plan to make community groups hand over clients' private details, a vigilante says he was proud of slashing the tyres of cars parked near Wellington airport, the Prime Minister is accused of joining a seven year cover up, and RNZ's Checkpoint turned 50 this week - we have a special feature celebrating the milestone.