29 Sep 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Sept 29 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 29 September 2017

A review of the week's news including... Kingmaker Winston Peters returns to parliament with the media in his sights, a former New Zealand First MP says Jacinda Ardern would be wise to offer Winston Peters a shared prime minister's role, National and Labour put the wheels in motion to enter talks with New Zealand First leader Winston Peters as they vye to form the next government, the "youthquake" that didn't happen, a political panel discussion a week on from the election, controversy has reignited over the thorny issue of teaching christianity in state schools, New Zealand's highest paid worker gets a pay rise taking him to 160-thousand dollars a week, librarians are being asked to do more to make homeless people feel welcome, more than 200 companies pledge to hire more people who don't have formal qualifications, the number of children and teenagers appearing in court for robbery is the highest in almost a decade, the cost of the worst outbreak of water bourne disease in New Zealand's history a New Zealand Air Force plane returns from carrying out a survey of Vanuatu's erupting Monaro volcano and a nine-week voyage to study the lost, submerged continent of Zealandia sheds new light on New Zealand plants and animals.