25 Mar 2016

Best of the Week - 25 March

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 25 March 2016

Highlights from RNZ National's programmes for the week ending Friday 25 March. This week.... An RNZ Insight Investigation uncovers evidence the Transport Accident Investigation Commission has been underfunded for more than a decade, the fight for justice for convicted murderer Teina Pora by a former policeman turned private investigator, the fuss over our 5 dollar note finding favour overseas wasn't quite what it seemed in the media, a highly acclaimed book by a doctor confronting his own death, whats involved in saving the Kakapo, the creation of a nature sanctuary in Nelson, a plagiarism scandal rocks the crossword puzzle world, research into how being a southpaw or a rightpaw affects everything - including the way you vote, a survey on the health of marine life on the Waitara reef, what it takes to create a good TV soap opera, and we go to the 24th Pasifika festival in Auckland.

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