6 May 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 6 2016

From The Week In Review, 11:00 pm on 6 May 2016

A review of the week's news including... Pharmac announces this week it will be funding an immunotherapy drug for patients with advanced melanoma and we hear the reaction from a Melanoma sufferer, why former Mediaworks employees popped champagne this week at news of the resignation of it's CEO, Maori TV comes under intense scrutiny in Parliament, is the multi national catering company serving up meals to New Zealand hospital patients paying it's fair share of tax? Civil Aviation figures show one of the most widely used helicopters in New Zealand has been involved in 95 accidents, some fatal, since the year 2000, the Sensible Sentencing Trust begins a social media campaign after murder charges were dropped against two people who admitted killing a three-year-old Taupo boy, the Justice Minister wants more money spent on mental health services for those appearing and being sentenced in the country's courts, Winston Peters on the Overseas Investment Office's failure to properly vet the buyers of North Taranaki's Onetai Station, John Key is forced to defend his relationship with his ministers and personal lawyer over allegations he pressured the Revenue Minister to drop a review of the foreign trust sector, a highly-ranked Anglican priest is stood down for having two affairs - 25 years ago and Drug Free Sport New Zealand says it's disturbed by reports members of the Warriors have been getting high by mixing prescription drugs and energy drinks.