1 Feb 2010

Top stories for Monday 1 February 2010

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 1 February 2010

Driver's death prompts calls for better taxi security; Government considers proposal to beef up taxi security; dozens cut off by Gisborne floods; civil defence comments on Gisborne flooding; ten Americans arrested for people smuggling in Haiti; parliamentarians support longer sentences for animal cruelty; Roger Federer wins Australian Open; and two people in court over death of Herman Rockefeller.