5 Oct 2018

The Week In Review for week ending Fri Oct5 2018

From The Week In Review, 11:00 pm on 5 October 2018

A review of the week's news including... The GCSB says New Zealand hasn't been targeted by Russian cyber attacks but a security analyst doesn't agree, NZ First is one step closer to campaigning on a law that forces immigrants and refugees to sign up to core Kiwi values, a batch of synthetic drugs in Christchurch kills one and hospitalised 19 others, calls for the President and board of NZ Football to resign after a damning report into the governing body's conduct and culture, the Government faces the possibility of a double-whammy of strike action, new research shows New Zealand girls as young as eight are now getting their period, an immunologist is bewildered by an anti-vaccination movement he has likened to organised terrorism, plans to double the number of flights in and out of Queenstown are put on ice, calls for authorities to poison deer after reports the animals are running riot through Lower Hutt properties, a Lower Hutt woman spends three days in hospital after coming within just fifty of swimming the English Channel, plastic straws have been pulled from shelves at Countdown supermarkets and the APRA Silver Scrolls.