22 Dec 2011

Top Stories for Thursday 22 December 2011

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 22 December 2011

Child advocates worry abuse report will fail to achieve aim; Minister responds to abuse recommendations; Ministry doubles spending on measles vaccine; Businesses say Rugby World Cup didn't boost retail spending; Retailers hoping for Christmas spending spree; Nelson flood victims could face six-month wait for repairs; NZ's European bailout bill 87 million dollars so far; Auckland occupiers discuss how to resist if police arrive; Principals say number of schools in financial trouble will rise.