4 Oct 2013

Week In Review for week ending 4 October 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 4 October 2013

A review of the week's news including... claims more and more people are having their electricity disconnected because they can't afford their power bills and why electricity prices are rising while demand is falling, applications for shares in state-owned Meridian Energy are now available to investors, two New Zealanders arrested during a open sea Greenpeace protest near Russia are charged with piracy, the Government uses its powers of compulsory acquisition to take over land in the centre of Christchurch for the first time, an international food giant says it will be claiming at least 200 million euros from Fonterra, assaults on staff and patients at mental health units across the country are climbing, and the biggest movie star you've probably never heard of makes a flying visit to New Zealand.