30 Sep 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept 30 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 30 September 2016

A review of the week's news including... New Zealand Rugby concedes it has lessons to learn from the handling of a rugby player's discharge without conviction for a vicious assault on four people, Don Brash champions a new lobby group, family doctors call for an overhaul of maternity funding after a study found babies are more at risk if a midwife is the lead carer, a boxing official says there aren't enough rules in place to ensure the safety of inexperienced boxers at corporate events, NZQA admits it handled the fallout over a maths exam badly, the Corrections Minister Judith Collins addresses cabinet after her department bungled the release dates of thousands of people, the lawyer for the man suing Colin Craig for defamation tells a court Mr Craig was the author of his own misfortune, an Auckland reality TV star wants the Race Relations Commissioner to apologise for casting her as a racist, New Zealand's 21st Governor General is sworn in at a formal ceremony and the retiring Mayor of Auckland says goodbye to the Auckland Council.