23 Feb 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 23 2018

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 23 February 2018

A review of the week's news including... Cyclone Gita rips through central New Zealand, two Olympic medals in just two hours breaks a 26 year drought, Australian cancer patients are better off and experts agree, a new report warns an uncontrolled invasion of the Asian stink bug would devastate New Zealand's horticultural industry, the entire forested area of Auckland's Waitakere Ranges will soon be closed to the public, an equal-pay advocate who changed the lives of thousands of New Zealand's lowest paid workers is the New Zealander of the year, the Human Rights Commission says it dished out the appropriate punishment to a senior staff member who sexually harrassed an intern, One of the country's biggest media companies has unveiled plans to sell or close 28 of its community papers and magazines, the race to become leader of the National Party has become even more crowded, hundreds of drivers have had their licenses cancelled or have been required to re-sit tests after an investigation into bribes being paid for licenses and a traffic stopping swan's swansong.