1 Nov 2013

The Week in Review - week ending Friday 1 November 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 1 November 2013

A selection of the week's news including: A balloon pilot who had probably been smoking cannabis just 25 minutes before crashing - killing eleven in January 2012, Auckland's mayor Len Brown keen to draw a line under the revelations of his extra-marital affair, the bodies of two climbers flown off Mount Taranaki Tuesday, opposition parties say New Zealand's reputation is at risk in the wake of America's spying scandal, the spokesperson for many of the families of Pike River mine victims says he's disgusted New Zealand Oil and Gas shareholders have voted against paying millions in reparations, DOC is backing a monorail that cuts into Fiordland National Park, the Conservation Department in Auckland receives at least twenty calls about an invasive bird now known as Auckland's 'angry bird'.