28 Jun 2013

The Week in Review - week ending 28 June 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:01 pm on 28 June 2013

A review of the week's news including : Government to put money and support behind Auckland rail loop, negotiations underway as government seeks support for new spy law,snowed in farmers grateful for volunteers,300 Wellingtonians still without power after last week's storm,net migration hits highest monthly level in three and a half years, voters to go to the polls in Ikaroa-Rawhiti, Defence Minister announces inquiry into safety culture in the military,funding for new heart drug,locals in Hawkes Bay demand more information on proposed new dam, doubts over claims by Auckland man on whereabouts of Hone Heke's bones, posthumous award for Dame Margaret Mahey at children's book competition, portrait of 19th century maori chief on display for the first time.