22 Aug 2014

The Week In Review for week ending Aug 22 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 22 August 2014

A review of the week's news including... The Prime Minister says he's prepared to answer questions under oath in the official investigation into the release of spy agency documents to a blogger in 2011, Tuhoe accepts an apology from the Crown for killing their ancestors and brutally taking their land, Mighty River Power hotly denies claims that its profits are outrageous, more than two hundred roading and maintenance workers are losing their jobs in Central and Southern Hawkes Bay, the Green Party says high income earners should be taxed more and the money used to fight child poverty, the Finance Minister is still on track to get his budget surplus by June next year but it's shrunk, the number of people killing themselves has fallen to a seven year low but the Chief Coroner says the suicide rate is still too high and have the efforts of New Zealand women in the First World War been consistently overlooked and under-documented?