3 Aug 2012

The Week in Review - week ending 3 August 2012

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 3 August 2012

A review of the weeks news including... New Zealand strikes gold and bronze at the London Olympics, the National-led Government has signaled it will NOT wait for a Waitangi Tribunal report on water, major changes to the way disputes are dealt with by the Family Court are on the way following a review of the system, the blueprint for Christchurch's CBD has been unveiled and it is for a smaller, greener and more compact central city, the Pacific Fibre cable project is abandoned, a financial review of the country's 14 ITM Cup rugby unions shows the unions' collective revenues have dropped nearly 20 percent since 2007 - threatening the game, conservationists may have found a way to end the long running battle between the Kea, and high country farmers and a captivated audience of more than five-hundred people has gathered to celebrate the life of author Margaret Mahy.