13 Feb 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Feb 12 2016

From The Week In Review, 8:00 am on 13 February 2016

The Prime Minister says his failure to appear at Waitangi this year is not a sign that the Government's relationship with Maori is failing, the philanthropist and businessman Gareth Morgan says he's offered to contribute towards the cost of buying a beach, the organisation who polices the Police tells MPs at Parliament that it cannot afford to investigate some complaints against the police, a retired vet raises serious concerns about the treatment of sheep held at the Alliance Group's meatworks plant just outside Nelson, a shortage of college maths and science teachers is being described as a crisis, smartphone based driver service Uber says the Government should be making it easier for it to operate, not harder, posties may start picking up parcels as well as delivering the mail as part of a revamp of New Zealand Post and a Glen Innes school has been flooded with offers of togs and towels so pupils from one of Auckland's poorest communities can learn to swim.