25 Jan 2013

Week in review 25 January 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 25 January 2013

A review of the week's news, including... The race for the Maori vote out in the open at Ratana this week, the scramble for Maori Party leadership described as "pork barrel politics" by the New Zealand First leader, the Prime Minister sacks the Housing and Conservation Ministers in a cabinet reshuffle, a high profile economist calls for fewer cats in New Zealand, Kim Dotcom launches his new internet site, calls for the Government to front up over the mothballing of the rail line to Napier, a friend and housemate of disgraced All Black Zac Guildford believes the 23 year-old's been let down by the NZRU, a former New Zealand diplomat describes living in Damascus as a civil war broke out and New Zealanders lag behind in Australian civic education test.