4 Apr 2014

The Week In Review for week ending April 4 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 4 April 2014

A review of the week's news including... the coroner rules the search and rescue effort at Christchurch's CTV building did not contribute to the deaths of eight people who survived the initial collapse caused by the February 2012 earthquake, the team who launched the legal battle against Japan to stop whaling in the Antarctic say they are confident the ruling will spell the end of Japanese whaling in the area for good, biosecurity restrictions are in place in Whangarei after the discovery of another Queensland fruit fly, a plea goes out to give the New Zealand land wars the official recognition that's given to wars fought overseas, lawyers say hundreds of leaky homes have had to be repaired for a second time after initial work failed, Morning Report's longtime presenter Geoff Robinson signs off after nearly 40 years hosting the show, the Rugby Union is banning the families of professional rugby players from sports betting, and the Auckland businessman who has become Sir Richard Branson's second in command.