4 May 2012

The Week in Review - week ending 4 May 2012

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 4 May 2012

A review of the week's news headlines, including: John Banks in a storm of controversy over two cheques, changes to liquor laws dismissed by opposition as a smokescreen, student allowances cut, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade documents leaked to opposition, law change to deter people-smugglers, joblessness rises, ill-prepared hikers risk death on Tongariro Crossing, claim that NZ's native eels heading for extinction, All Black legend Sir Fred Allen farewelled at Eden Park, Kimbra wins International Songwriting Competition.