21 Oct 2016

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct 21 2016

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 21 October 2016

The family of Warriena Wright cried in court when Gable Tostee was cleared of all charges in the death of the 26 year old Wellingtonian, about two and a half thousand junior doctors didn't show up to work this week, special education advocates say seclusion rooms are a symptom of under funding of the special education system, an elderly Nelson woman says she was stunned when two police officers turned up on her doorstep with a search warrant, the family at the centre of an alleged kidnapping incident involving a teenager and senior policeman have spoken for the first time, Education Minister Hekia Parata denies she's leaving the Beehive before seeing through some major reforms, the US Navy confirms the USS Sampson will be its first naval vessel to visit NZ since the anti nuclear rift three decades ago, British MPs looking into the performance of a child sex abuse inquiry focus on New Zealand judge Dame Lowell Goddard, a 500 dollar moisturiser has tested less effective than its 13 dollar supermarket competitor and New Zealand fashion stores urged to pull up their socks after the arrival of some of the world's biggest fashion retailers.