7 Nov 2014

The Week In Review for week ending Nov 7 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 7 November 2014

A review of the week's news including... Greymouth residents who say the decision to leave the Pike River Mine sealed may allow people to move on, the Prime Minister lays out the threat to the country's security from homegrown jihadists who support Islamic State while a security consultant demands clarity over just who from New Zealand is fighting with I.S, new research shows more than 1 in 3 patients who need hip and knee operations in at least two district health boards are not getting them, the court appearance of the AC-DC drummer gets worldwide attention, an American church leader who's in New Zealand to promote a product he says can cure aids, cancer and malaria is rebuffing criticisms it's dangerous, a 20 year old becomes the first person to circumnavigate the entire New Zealand coastline on foot, the crash of the Virgin Galactic spacecraft appears to have put the dream of private space travel on hold for a New Zealand surgeon and an international contingent of 200 fans of the Hobbit movies jetted into Wellington to be the first to watch the final episode of the film trilogy.