3 Mar 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Mar 3 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 3 March 2017

A review of the week's news including... Jacinda Ardern looks likely to be elected as Labour's deputy leader, a report the government tried to keep secret says its approach to social and affordable housing lacks a robust plan and is fragmented, a woman living in a Wellington flat with rats in the walls says the Prime Minister's view that soaring rental prices in the city are a sign of sucess is stupid and ridiculous, the Prime Minister's told his claims young New Zealanders are too stoned to get jobs are disgraceful, the Race Relations Commissioner says children were more likely to be taken off their families and put in State care if they were Maori, The New Zealand First leader will sit on Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee, the death of a former Silver Fern after collapsing while playing touch rugby, a New Zealand film editor wins an Oscar for his work on war film Hacksaw Ridge, US-style negative election campaigning may be coming to New Zealand's airwaves, a former All Black apologises for letting down the rugby community after being charged with buying cocaine in Paris, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal quits New Zealand, cavers involved in rescuing a Canadian woman in Harwoods Hole on Takaka Hill say the operation went like clockwork, the champions of Kapa Haka are crowned and is Martin Guptill New Zealand's great ever one day batsman?