9 Jan 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Jan 8 2016

From The Week In Review, 12:00 pm on 9 January 2016

A review of the week's news including... The Labour Party leader says his party would defy the Trans Pacific Partnership in Government, what should NZ do in a row between Saudi Arabia and Iran following the execution of a Shia cleric?, who's to blame for the Dick Smith Electronic retail chain's receivership?, author Duncan Greive on the Dan Carter biography he co-wrote, what a recent survey looking into the safety culture at the Fire Service says, the Japanese whaling fleet seems to be winning its annual battle with Sea Shepherd in the Southern Ocean, a veteran reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner talking about the movie 'Spotlight' which is about the investigative team he lead who broke the story of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church in 2002, the humble ute has toppled the passenger car as the top selling vehicle in New Zealand and the housing stock in Wellington and Dunedin is in for a shake-up with confirmation a rental warrant of fitness scheme will go ahead this year.