6 Mar 2015

The Week In Review for week ending Fri March 6 2015

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

A review of the week's news including... An investigative journalist says New Zealand is spying on its Pacific neighbours on a scale never seen before, the Privy Council delivers its decision on Teina Pora's appeal against his conviction for rape and murder, the Government's plans to reduce tourist crashes on South Island roads have been criticised as being as effective as fighting an AIDS epidemic with sticking plasters, a snap poll of Northland voters has New Zealand First leader Winston Peters as the frontrunner in the upcoming by-election, a High Court judge rules a serial stalker is allowed to write to women, despite being barred from starting new relationships, Work Safe charges the Ministry of Social Development over the death of two of its employees, are Bosnian war crime suspects living in New Zealand? many school students who failed to meet a tougher entrance standard last year make it into university anyway and NASA gets set to launch a giant balloon into the upper atmosphere from the outskirts of Wanaka.