24 Jul 2015

Week In Review for week ending Fri July 24

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 24 July 2015

A review of the week's news including... the Department of Corrections considers what action it can take against prison manager Serco after discovering yet another inmate has been injured at Mt Eden prison, a new report concludes it's futile to fight ACC decisions through the court system, banks have been quick to lower their interest rates after the Reserve Bank cut its Official Cash Rate, cabinet ministers claim to have been offered Kereru at a hui in Ohakune in 2013, substandard building work is on the rise, a Manawatu rugby club is investigating the deliberate ploy to incriminate a player who was handed out a hefty ban for abusing a referee when that player wasn't even at the game, we hear from the New Zealand cousin of surfer Mick Fanning who survived an encounter with a great white, a Russian internet billionaire donates 100 million to dollars to a project that's searching for extraterrestrial intelligence and New Zealand's scrabble champion is now the French champion.