26 Aug 2011

The Week in Review - week ending 26 August 2011

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 26 August 2011

A review of the week's news including: the first New Zealand SAS soldier to be killed in Afghanistan, Labour struggles in opinion polls three months out from the election, IRD to continue to pursue tax evasion after high profile case against two surgeons, Nia Glassie coroner recommends radical overhaul of the monitoring of young children, are New Zealanders getting ripped off by power companies,some Cantabrians say they'll lose thousands of dollars in the government's offer for their quake-damaged homes, school leaders to meet to discuss parts of the education system they want off-limits to politicians, the regions in high gear preparing for Rugby World Cup,and Mr Pip goes to Oamaru.