18 May 2012

The Week in Review - week ending Friday 18 May

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 18 May 2012

A review of the week's news including: parent-carers of disabled children a step closer to being paid, prescriptions to double in price from January, trade unions say employment law changes will allow employers to walk away from talks, head of Welfare Working Group brought back to oversee welfare reforms, no guarantee from Minister that teachers won't lose jobs in new plan, Greek crisis puts skids under dollar and world dairy prices, wind energy industry hailing research predicting big fall in costs, quake-hit Christchurch suburb is reborn, report into Swimming New Zealand expected to recommend that chief executive and board go, calls for a kitty curfew in Waikato.