6 Feb 2015

The Week In Review for week ending Feb 6 2015

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

A review of the week's news including... Waitangi Day celebrations take place against the backdrop of ongoing divisions within host Iwi Ngapuhi, the Reserve Bank rules out a cut in interest rates for now, global dairy prices bounce back, the British Foreign Secretary urges New Zealand to commit troops to fight Islamic State, two insurance workers who had sex in their office late at night oblivious to hundreds of people looking on and filming from a central Christchurch bar could lose their jobs, claims a girls basketball team were refused entry into the National Maori Basketball Tournament because their coach isn't Maori, a petition seeks to implement a pardon for men convicted of homosexuality in New Zealand in the past, a unique and high-profile case in New Zealand's legal history is the subject of a new book - we hear from it's author, the 100th anniversary of the first New Zealand combat casualty of the First World War was marked this week and the story of a 1984 song that became an anthem is being turned into a movie.