29 Mar 2013

Week In Review for 29 March 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 29 March 2013

A review of the week's news including... an attack on top cricket player Jesse Ryder leaving him with critical head injuries, the man wrongly sent an email containing details of more than eighty thousand Earthquake Commission claims, says he's prepared to use the information in a dispute over money he says he is owed, Fonterra dairy farmers struggling with one of the country's worst droughts are getting an early cash payout of on average a hundred thousand dollars to help keep them afloat, the Prime Minister admits he's known the head of the Government's spy agency from their school days, but says he wouldn't describe him as a friend, Solid Energy will keep its former chief executive, Don Elder, on the payroll until August, at a cost of more than quarter of a million dollars, an aviation commentator is questioning the sentence given a Pacific Blue pilot found guilty of carelessly operating an aircraft and the head of CAA comments on the case, homeowners who want to be sure they're totally covered will have to pay for annual valuations under changes insurance companies will introduce in June, and a project that stops food from going to waste every day in Wellington has won the supreme accolade at the 2012 Trustpower Community Awards this year.