2 Jun 2011

The Week in Review - week ending 3 June 2011

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 2 June 2011

A review of the week's news including NZ dollar hits a 25 year high, ticket sales still an issue 100 days out from the Rugby World Cup, welfare reform shapes up as key election year battle ground, government proposes mergers to save money, criminal defence lawyers may work to rule over legal aid changes, despair in Manaia after major employer Yarrows calls in receivers, Northland hapu propose cultural ban to stop tide-driven turbines in Kaipara Harbour, Wellington Airport bows to public pressure over Wellwood sign, singsongs and carrot sticks in place of cigarettes for prisoners and schoolchildren warm up for the Rugby World Cup