4 Nov 2011

The Week in Review - week ending 4 November 2011

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 4 November 2011

A review of the week's news including: the winners and losers in the first week of the election campaign, a spat between the anti-MMP campaign and its reluctant poster boy, unemployment on the rise, the UN ranks NZ as the fifth-best country to live, assisted suicide trial renews calls for a law change, the "Beast of Blenheim" to be released from jail next year, central Christchurch mall reopens - in shipping containers, Pike River families angry at lack of progress in mine, Occupy Dunedin protestors mull mayoral offer, Brooke Fraser and The Naked and Famous sweep New Zealand's music awards.