24 Jul 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri July 22 2016

From The Week In Review, 1:00 am on 24 July 2016

A review of the week's news including... After a thirty-year stalemate the United States says it will send a naval ship to New Zealand, allegations of steel dumping are labelled a 'storm in a teacup', Checkpoint reveals WINZ has directed desperate families to garages in South Auckland, the New Zealand First Leader says the Government and Reserve Bank need to front up to the public about the realities of the property market, the head of New Zealand's largest bank warns the housing market is overheated and could face a messy end, the new Maori Party President has the Labour held Maori electorate seats in his sights, Auckland health authorities want to encourage more women to give birth at home, New Zealander William Trubridge breaks his own world record for the deepest free dive, the tobacco industry wants the government to crack down on a burgeoning black market in home grown tobacco, we take a ride on the country's first smart motorway, Auckland harbour bridge gets ready for pedestrians and cyclists and we go for a flight in the world's largest airborne observatory.