27 Apr 2012

The Week in Review - week ending 27 April 2012

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 27 April 2012

A review of the week's headline news including: The stiffest prison sentence yet for a finance company director has been imposed on Rod Petricevic of collapsed finance company Bridgecorp; A vet is crushed to death by a former circus elephant at a Zoo south of Auckland; The commissioner appointed to run Moerewa School in the Far North arrives at the school to some local disquiet; New papers reveal just how much the Government conceded to Warner Bros to ensure the Hobbit Movies were made in New Zealand; The Student Volunteer Army in Christchurch was presented with the ANZAC of the Year award; The RSA set to re-brand its clubs to attract younger members; National Party MP's have an uncomfortable time at the public hearings on partial asset sales and; The New Zealand television comedy series, Super City, is under serious consideration by the ABC network in America, with the possibility it could eventually hit prime time.