10 Nov 2017

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Nov 10 2017

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 10 November 2017

A review of the week's news including... The Prime Minister says there is only a fifty-fifty chance of a Trans Pacific trade deal being reached, media freedom advocates say an attempt to obtain the emails and phone records of two journalists is outrageous and will have a chilling effect on democracy if successful, a new prayer removing references to the Queen and Jesus Christ causes ripples at the start of the new parliamentary term, Business New Zealand says the extension to paid parental leave could make it difficult for smaller businesses to keep staff, a TOP party candidate is effectively expelled for questioning the party leader, Checkpoint continues their effort to contact the director of Nosh chasing non paid wages owed to workers, health experts are worried about a rise in the number of children with serious dental problems, the New Zealand Super Fund confirms dealings with the law firm at the centre of the Paradise Papers leak, seven years on and the families of Pike River victims say it's only now they're being listened to, a prototype whale-lifting machine offers hope to stranded whales, a South American wave descends on Wellington for the World Cup playoff game between peru and the All Whites and New Zealand's first cat has died.