27 Jul 2012

Week in Review for 27 July 2012

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

A review of the weeks news including... a coroners report in to the death of the Kahui twins, a loyalty bonus scheme the Government says will deter New Zealanders from quickly flicking off their shares in state energy companies, MPs are to be asked to vote for or against gay marriage for the first time, opposition parties say the Prime Minister should still consider sacking John Banks as a Minister despite the police deciding not to prosecute the ACT MP over political donations, the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic become the first New Zealand side to win the trans Tasman netball competition, the internationally acclaimed children's author Margaret Mahy dies at the age of 76, part of the wreck of the Rena is to be left on Astrolabe reef where the containership ran aground last October, controversy over Whanganui Hospital's announcement that it is going to offer a natural therapy service for those who want to receive treatments focused on spirituality, healing and strengthening of the mind and young people from all over Aotearoa descend on Whangarei for the fiercely contested Secondary Schools Kapa Haka challenge.