16 Mar 2012

Top Stories for Friday 16 March 2012

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 16 March 2012

Search continues for eight missing in Foveaux Strait; Drowning tragedy for NZ family in Samoa; Fishing boat capsizes near Stewart Island; Family member of missing; Christchurch stabbing victim remains in stable condition; Kidnap victim describes her ordeal; Labour says laudable goals for state sector but no real plan; New Business Ministry Chief backs far reaching reforms.