10 Oct 2014

The Week In Review for week ending Oct 10 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 10 October 2014

A review of the week's news including... the Prime Minister transfers responsibility for the country's security and intelligence agencies to the Attorney-General, the author of the book 'Dirty Politics' says his house has been raided by police, the Finance Minister blames local councils for rising levels of inequality, the man responsible for promoting Auckland to the World appears in court charged with tax evasion, one of the country's biggest helicopter companies goes into receivership with 70 jobs on the line and millions of dollars in debt, at least five police officers including a Canterbury area commander are the subject of a criminal investigation for presenting false evidence in court, the Auckland Council votes overwhelmingly to approve a contentious plan to drop 1080 in the Hunua Ranges, the discovery of a new faultline in Wellington is not expected to hit homeowners in the pocket or raise risk levels in the city and a Christchurch firefighter who helped amputate a man's leg to free him from earthquake wreckage has been given a rare honour for exceptional bravery.