23 Sep 2011

The Week in Review - week ending 23 September 2011

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 23 September 2011

A review of the week's news including: the Prime Minister reassures bereaved Pike River families about recovering their men's bodies; the government scrambles to get legislation through parliament to nullify the effect of a Supreme Court ruling; the economy slows sharply; the collapse in the building sector; record payouts to dairy farmers; Insurance Council warns policies may soon not cover earthquakes and other natural disasters; Palmerston North City Council identified as a polluter of Manawatu River; Rugby World Cup draw turned on its head by Ireland's win over Australia; a fake pilot skit for a comedy show turns unfunny for the star.