2 Jun 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri June 2 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 2 June 2017

A review of the week's news including... Legal action looms over the Auckland Council following its decision to vote for Mayor Phil Goff's targeted accommodation rate, the Auditor General releases a report critical of what happens when mental health patients are discharged from hospital or in-patient care, Wellington mayors unanimously vote to support an indoor arena that would seat up to 12,000, eighty percent of New Zealand's native bird species are in trouble, New Zealand politician's reaction to the United States pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, two students take a petition to Parliament calling for GST to be removed on sanitary products, dairy owners say the Government's 1-point-8 million dollar fund to help them buy security equipment is nowhere near enough to protect them, New Zealand Defence Force soldiers return from a six month deployment in Iraq believing they've made a difference in the fight against IS, a rodeo cowboy caught abusing animals escapes formal punishment, KFC's deal to sponsor this year's Rugby League World Cup has been called a coup for the company but a tragedy for public health, the mother of Kiwi IndyCar driver Scott Dixon is grateful her TV coverage went to an adbreak just moments before her son's spectacular Indianapolis 500 crash and the British and Irish Lions seek to write their names into rugby folklore.