20 Jul 2012

The Week in Review - week ending 20 July 2012

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 20 July 2012

A review of the week's news including... A promise from the Prime Minister to the Maori Party that there'll be no foreshore and seabed-style legislation that extinguishes Maori claims to water while the Waitangi Tribunal considers a demand by the Maori Council that the sale of shares in state-owned enterprises be put on hold until Maori claims to water are resolved, two Piha women who looked after a distraught Iraena Asher on the night she disappeared are furious a coroner has said their actions contributed to her death, the Principal Youth Court judge has asked Board of Trustees members to think very carefully before expelling or excluding students, two former directors and the head of Capital and Merchant Finance are found guilty of fraud charges, police have arrested two and half thousand people in the first nationally co-ordinated operation targeting cannabis growers and dealers, five million dollars worth of New Zealand honey has been rejected by export markets after failing a test used to detect adulterated honey and New Zealand's charities are mourning the loss of the businessman and philanthropist, Hugh Green, who has died at the age of 80.