8 Mar 2013

Week in Review for 8 March 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 8 March 2013

A review of the week's news including... about 35 thousand people pre-register for the Mighty River Power share float on the first day of a newly launched website going live, a critic of the Government's plan to sell shares in the country's power companies says the move is a huge strategic blunder, households are taking another hit in the pocket as power companies continue to put their prices up, the Labour Party says there are 389 million reasons why there should be a full select committee inquiry into the financial mismanagement of Solid Energy, the drought is continuing to spread across the country, engineers accused in the High Court of manipulating red zoned house results to please Tower Insurance, the former Secretary of Education has been paid out almost half a million dollars, the Airline Pilots Association says the sentence of community service for shining a laser light at a police helicopter is not the deterrent they were hoping for and packaging that's just impossible to open.