25 Oct 2013

The Week in Review - week ending Friday 25 October 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 25 October 2013

A selection of news from Radio New Zealand including: Len Brown finally appears before the media to answer questions about "the affair", Winston Peters says his changes to Kiwisaver are bottom line in any post election deal - prime minister not impressed, up to 1000 NZ Post jobs to go, Russia replaces piracy charges against Greenpeace activists with hooliganism charges, work to prepare Pike River mine for re-entry finally begins, trade minister quietly confident of a trade deal with South Korea, Greenpeace simulation of oil well blowout does not impress petroleum industry, Raetihi taps flowing once more, Government to give Team New Zealand $5m to retain key team members while decision is made on future challenges, Hillary and Tenzing's ascent of Everest comes to the big screen.