26 Aug 2014

Top Stories for Tuesday 26 August 2014

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 26 August 2014

UN being asked to consider case of 45-year-detention of man in prison, Human rights lawyer says the state fails to care for mentally ill offenders, King Tuheitia in hospital after heart attack, Witness praise 'awesmoe' cop shot in Hamilton, Key drops hint of tax cut as National gets campaign back on track, Labour propose capital gains tax, while National hint at tax cuts, A "frosty reception" for PM on West Coast today, Fears that mortgage war could spur RBNZ to act, Disabled school children need enforceable right to enrol and Family and supporters remember teen shot dead by police in Ferguson.