Morning Report

Thursday 30 June 2016, with Guyon Espiner & Susie Ferguson

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

Sports News for 30 June 2016

6:06 AM.An update from the team at RNZ Sport.

Malcolm Rewa's lawyer goes on attack after police comments

6:10 AM.Malcolm Rewa's lawyer has gone on the attack after police yesterday acknowledged Teina Pora's innocence and named Malcolm Rewa as they man they believe murdered Susan Burdett.

Better access to GPs needed for Maori, Pacific, says surgeon

6:12 AM.Surgeon Ian Bissett is calling for better access for Maori and Pacific people to care by family doctors in the community. he thinks that could help prevent almost 40 percent of Maori and Pacific people only finding out they have bowel cancer when they go to a hosptial Emergency Department.

Early Business News for 30 June 2016

6:19 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Morning Rural News for 30 June 2016

6:26 AM.News from the rural and farming sector.

Cameron calls for Corbyn to follow him through the exit

6:42 AM.The leaders of Britain's two major political parties clash in the House of Commons . We talk to our British Correspondent Dan Whitehead about latest developments.

Warnings Christchurch faces oversupply of office space

6:46 AM.Landlords are offering deep discounts on rent as they compete to fill new Christchurch office buildings. Conan Young has the story.

Hellaby says business transformation is well underway

6:52 AM.The diversified investment company, Hellaby Holdings, surged more than 7 percent yestrday after it sold a business for a good profit and signalled it remains on the lookout for businesses.

FMA hones in on insurance advisors

6:54 AM.The Financial Markets Authority is training its sights on insurance agents with questionable practices and says prosecutions could follow.

Auckland's water company says no problem meeting growth

6:56 AM.Auckland's water company says it can cope with the infrastructure needs of the housing and construction boom in the city.

Morning markets for 30 June 2016

6:58 AM.Markets have picked themselves up and dusted themselves down, bargin hunters, authorities making calming noises in Tokyo, Beijing, end of quarter book squaring.

Sports News for 30 June 2016

7:07 AM.An update from the team at RNZ Sport.

Porirua family can only afford biscuits

7:17 AM.Working 80 hours a week and still not always able to feed their two young children decent meals . That's the reality for one family in Porirua. Our employment reporter Max Towle has their story. In response, the Finance Minister Bill English tells Guyon Espiner inequality is not increasing in New Zealand, and while life is tough for low paid families, they are better off here than in comparable countries.

NZ feeling the heat with record-breaking temperatures

7:29 AM.This year's record-breaking temperatures are causing a surge in the numbers of pests, a decline in agricultural productivity and ongoing drought. Laura Bootham reports.

Ombudsman tells DHBs to release surgical data

7:37 AM.Five district health boards have been told to release information about the number and types of operations performed by individual surgeons. But they won't told to say whether any of those surgeons have botched operations. We discuss with the chairman of the Medical Council is Andrew Connolly.