6 Sep 2013

The Week in Review - week ending 6 September 2013* (+8 dB)

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

A snapshot of the week's news and interviews including: the US asks NZ for "moral support" for a strike against Syria, NZ journalist Wayne Hay recounts his week in an Egyptian jail cell, thousands of Christchurch property owners still waiting for insurance settlements - three years after first major Canterbury quake, Pike River mine re-entry plan approved by Government, call to action on climate change at Pacific Islands Forum, referendum on government asset sales programme branded a waste of $9m, NZ beats Australia for economic competitiveness in global ranking, mayoral candidates woo ratepayers in leadup to local elections, Sir Russell Coutts says Oracle cheating penalties are astonishing and outrageous, NZ kayaker stalked by six metre crocodile in far north Australia branded by locals "a dill".