28 Nov 2014

Week In Review for week ending Nov 28 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 28 November 2014

A review of the week's news including... convicted murderer and child molester Phillip John Smith is deported from Brazil, the Prime Minister comes under fire following the release of the SIS inquiry and his involvement with a right-wing blogger, the director of the SIS says the organisation needs more powers to continue to keep the country safe, the results of an inquiry finds no evidence to back up claims the former Justice Minister attempted to undermine the head of the Serious Fraud Office in 2011, the Labour Party's new leader gives the new intake on his front bench a year to prove whether any of them is good enough to become his deputy, the President of the Labour Party announces her resignation, a North Shore woman is dead and a young couple are seriously wounded as the suspect tries to escape the country, the Green Party says people are increasingly spending more of their pay packet on power, we hear from a senior Australain water scientist in the country for the River Awards, a mothballed rail link between Napier and Gisborne has been thrown a lifeline and Lydia Ko may be New Zealand's highest paid sportswoman.