23 Sep 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept 23 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 23 September 2016

A review of the week's news including... An email trail reveals how top bureaucrats were intent on prosecuting fishermen for dumping until they got worried about being publicly embarrassed in court, a private tertiary institution has been accused of selling pass marks to foreign students, a Wellington maths teacher says for the year 11s who sat an algebra exam last week it was like little lambs being sent to the slaughter, the Prime Minister says there is zero chance the dispute over the Kermadec ocean sanctuary will destabilise his government, concerns about sexual allegations against Colin Craig were raised at every monthly board meeting of the Conservative Party after the last election, the country's biggest company Fonterra is milking it - literally and figuratively, people living in some of the country's smallest towns have been hit with the news they're to lose their Westpac banks, the New Zealand Paralympians arrive back in the country, up to 400 thousand people living in Waikato can now speak to a family doctor online, the Christchurch mayor takes asset sales off the table, the Queenstown mayoral race sparks a debate over whether the resort town should be limiting its booming growth, a new 36-million-dollar theatre on Auckland's waterfront has officially opened and Foxton residents are 'up in arms' over their council's plan to shift the town's cenotaph, describing the move as sacrilegious.