15 Mar 2013

Week in Review for 15 March 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 15 March 2013

A review of the week's news... All of the North Island is now officially in a state of drought as the South Island West Coast seeks a Government drought declaration and some of our biggest metropolitan areas come under unprecedented strain through lack of water, opposition MPs are still calling for a full select committee inquiry into Solid Energy despite the appearance of Don Elder and John Palmer at the Commerce Select Committee this week, the 'Keep Our Assets' petition is delivered to Parliament, a class action law suit on bank fees is launched, an opposition inquiry into the manufacturing sector has heard from workers who fear for their future, hints the Government might drop its plans to tax big city carparks, the All Black, Zac Guildford, has admitted publicly he is an alcoholic and proof that you can significantly reduce your salt intake, even on a fairly constrained budget.