From the volatile situation on Christmas Island and its fallout in New Zealand to payouts for underpaid beneficiaries; radionz.co.nz put its stamp on some of the week's major stories.
A riot in Australia's Christmas Island detention centre has left an estimated $NZ11 million worth of damage. After the riot detainees were crammed into holding cells and left without enough food or water say their families and lawyers.
There was a mass walk-out by Labour MPs in Parliament after Prime Minister John Key said that the Labour Party was "backing the rapists" in regard to its support of Christmas Island detainees.
Beneficiaries who were underpaid a day's worth of benefit are finally getting the money back.
Two Māori receptionists are losing their jobs at Māori Television because they cannot speak Te Reo Māori.
Education Correspondent John Gerritsen asks just how accurate NCEA exams are at measuring students' capabilities.
Young scientists and their mentors were recognised at this year's Prime Minister's Science Prizes.
The debate over whether to have Parihaka day continues on social media.
The Labour Party clears the decks of policies that proved to be unpopular and too complicated to explain at last year's general election.
Newly-released details about the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) prove the deal's critics have got it wrong, Acting Trade Minister Steven Joyce says.
Toby and Toby look at the pending changes in the leadership of the super city.