18 Jul 2012

Top Stories for Wednesday 18 July 2012

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 18 July 2012

No good news for contractors out of Pike River sale, Pike River receivership challenging, Underground fire reminds Waihi residents of realities of living in mining town, Waihi mine still smoldering, checks happening early today, Sex abuse victims say ACC still too slow, Maori Party meets with Key tonight over water debate, School suspensions reach 12-year low, Inflation hits bottom of Reserve Bank's target range for first time, Fighting in Syria continues.