5 Apr 2013

The Week in Review - week ending 5 April 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 5 April 2013

The Labour Party calls for an inquiry as the Prime Minister comes under more pressure over the appointment of Ian Fletcher as director of the country's electronic spy agency, opposition parties and the Council of Trade Unions say a big pay hike for Mighty River Power Directors is yet more evidence that privatising the company is a bad move, Invercargill mayor Tim Shadbolt says his community is going to fight to save the Tiwai Point Aluminum Smelter, Bruce Hutton, the detective chief inspector found to have planted evidence that helped convict Arthur Allan Thomas of double murder, has died, the Motor Caravan Association says it wants to avoid more court action over freedom camping and says confusion on how the law works needs to be cleared up, a flag-lowering ceremony in Bamiyan in Afghanistan has brought to an end New Zealand's longest military deployment, a diary kept by a New Zealand diplomat contradicting events depicted in the film Argo about a 1979 hostage drama in Iran is donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library and a top New Zealand architect says he's disappointed with the designs for the new Christ Church cathedral.