7 Mar 2014

The Week In Review for week ending March 7 2014

From The Week In Review, 6:00 pm on 7 March 2014

A review of the week's news including... fall out from flooding this week in Christchurch, preliminary results from air samples taken from 11 Chinese-made Kiwirail locomotives with asbestos in them are negative, a seven-year-old Japanese girl is critically hurt after being mauled by dogs in Murupara, a clandestine drugs laboratory is discovered in an upmarket Wellington apartment block, a Ngapuhi elder asks a northern hapu to come together and support a push to settle Treaty claims, the ACT party is urged to be more radical at it's recent get together in South Auckland, principals are angry at a suggestion by the Ministry of Education their schools need special help, Raetihi is now back to getting its drinking water from the Makotuku River five months after being contaminated by a diesel spill and a playdate with ten strangers in Wellington looks set to be Prince George's first royal engagement.