30 Nov 2012

The Week In Review - week ending 30 November

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 30 November 2012

A review of the week's news, including... full coverage of the Hobbit movie premiere event in Wellington, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's interim report on fracking, the chair of the Waikato-Tainui Parliament is stood down, a former Catholic brother convicted of abusing schoolboys leaves New Zealand at the same time the Australian police issue a warrant for his arrest, the New Zealand sharemarket's hit its highest level in five years, the New Zealand Rugby Union fends off criticism it is not doing enough to promote women to senior management positions and a chapter in the history of the 28th Maori Battalion draws to a close with the official winding up of the Battalion Association in Wellington.