16 Jan 2015

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Jan 16 2015

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 16 January 2015

A review of the week's news including... The New Zealand First Party calling for the Navy to up the ante and use its firepower in the standoff with a fleet of illegal toothfish ships in the Southern Ocean, the Labour leader questions the reasons for the sudden resignation of the head of the Government's spy agency, the Police Minister orders a review of how the Police's zero tolerance on speed campaign was promoted, an Islamic leader in Wellington is urging people to show more respect for Islam in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, Auckland Transport looks to step up security at the city's central transport hub, house prices rise by almost 18-per-cent since the market high of 2007, the New Zealand Film Commission believes the country has what it takes to make a mark on the world's stage, the Medical Council hits back at criticism that doctors aren't taking enough care when writing medical certificates for stressed workers, a discussion about New Zealand's place in the World, a campaign to crack down on poaching and illegal hunting on remote West Coast farms and the Labour Party leader is looking for a new media minder.