1 Sep 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept1 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 1 September 2017

A review of the week's news including... the first major party leaders TV debate as seen by our deputy political editor, police charge two men in relation to the 1987 murder of Chris Bush at the Red Fox tavern, who new about Winston Peters' superannuation over-payment and how long ago did they know about it? Winston Peters wants to move Auckland's container port to Northland, David Tamihere tells a court a secret witness wrote to him admitting he gave false evidence, the union for two truck drivers who have been stood down for being overweight says the men have been humiliated, the head of a Maori suicide prevention group says it's time to let rangitahi lead the discussion on how to reduce appalling rates of suicide among young Maori, the Hawke's Bay regional council votes to pull its financial support for the failed Ruataniwha Dam project, dire prediction from divers, conservationists and salvage experts unless something is done about the wreck of the Niagara, a judge adjusts Teina Pora's wrongful imprisonment compensation for inflation, a young woman who fled Gloriavale says its residents work for free whilst leaders of the West Coast community claim family tax credits as a charity and the Black Ferns win the Rugby World Cup.