25 May 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri May 25 2018

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 25 May 2018

A review of the week's news including... Hopes of avoiding a nurses' strike in the middle of winter may be dashed, are compostable bags really better for the environment?, the Government says a 3000 bed mega-prison won't be built, Housing New Zealand rejects suggestions it routinely blocks people from being bailed or paroled, a leaked fisheries report reveals some of the country's biggest fishing companies have been under-reporting their hoki catch by hundreds of tonnes, how Mycoplasma Bovis was discovered and the fall out, New Zealanders may get to vote on legalising marijuana next year, the public start to make their case in person for or against euthanasia, a Maori woman is backing a life coach for also wearing one despite being Pakeha, the Transport Minister offers his resignation but the Prime Minster refuses to accept it, plane passengers begin to panic above Tauranga and a New Zealand scientist is promising to solve the mystery of the Loch Ness monster.