8 Jul 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 8 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 8 July 2016

A review of the week's news including... The saga surrounding Taranaki based kaiwhakamana and Black Power member Ngapari Nui, cab drivers in Christchurch say their incomes have plummeted since the arrival of Uber, a former chair of the Reserve Bank says the government needs to deliberately crash Auckland house prices by 40-percent, the Labour and Green Parties are launching an inquiry into homelessness, the mother of three year old Moko Rangitoheriri hears of the more than one hundred criminal convictions amassed by his killer - through the media, unions representing aviation security staff in Auckland and Wellington agree to last minute talks ahead of a planned strike, gay men convicted of homosexuality may be pardoned as the Government considers acknowledging the wrongs of the past, a former army instructor goes on trial accused of grabbing his students' testicles and dragging female recruits to the ground by their hair, a High Court judge publicly apologises to former Act leader John Banks's wife after questioning her credibility as a witness and Nasa's super balloon launched from Wanaka in May successfully completes its mission in Peru.