17 Aug 2011

Top Stories for Wednesday 17 August 2011

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 17 August 2011

Polar blast is continuing to wreak havoc around country. Transport Agency updates state highway closures. AA on local road closures. Transpower updates state of the national grid. Christchurch faces third day hunkered down. Wellington hill suburbs still hit by bad weather. Pike River Miner survives mine collapse in Australia. Mystery continues to surround death of 23-year-old in Thailand. Photographs and drawings to be included in victim court reports. Father of Sophie Elliott supports Victims of Crime reform bill.