20 Sep 2013

The Week in Review - week ending 19 September 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 20 September 2013

A review of the week's news including... The new leader of the Labour Party David Cunliffe and his front bench choices, the Government gives the go-ahead to five groups to run publicly funded charter schools, a campervan with two missing Canadians in it is swept off the Haast highway by a landslide, the Green Party calls for the Conservation Minister to be sacked over a big dam planned for Hawke's Bay, the Government unveils eight new areas for oil exploration and announces Meridian Energy's date for listing on the stock exchange, hundreds of tractors chug into a field between Hastings and Havelock North protesting against the Hawke's Bay Regional Council's management of water, a former backer of New Zealand America's cup campaigns remains one of the team's keenest fans, and the Christchurch East MP Lianne Dalziel gives her valedictory speech to Parliament.