19 May 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 19 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 19 May 2017

A review of the week's news including... A high profile suicide prevention campaigner makes a very public exit from a Government advisory group, the Opportunities Party wants cannabis laws reformed, the Government is urged to demand answers over the planned closure of a sheep meat plant in Ashburton, the Solicitor General applies to the High Court for an unprecedented third trial of a serial rapist for the murder of an Auckland woman, police release CCTV footage of the latest aggravated robbery and link the increasing cost of cigarettes to a jump in robbery numbers, the former Conservative Party leader and a leading blogger go toe to toe in court, a woman who was granted compassionate release from prison last November has died of cancer, the Prime Minster is happy Japan is continuing with the TPP and Auckland needs more film studios.