29 Nov 2013

The Week in Review - week ending 29 November 2013

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 29 November 2013

A selection of the week's news including Ewen Macdonald's second bid for parole turned down, tough new lending restrictions cutting back hard on low-deposit home buyers, call for auditor general to investigate mothballing of multi-million dollar court modernisation project, political parties band together to thwart Government over price of internet connections, bad week for New Zealand's schools, Government rejects Labour's claim over record Australia-New Zealand wage gap, anti-mining protestors block country's main highway, depression and stress apparent in small post-quake Marlborough communities, All Blacks complete perfect season, and Geoff Robinson to retire.