20 Dec 2012

Top Stories for Thursday 20 December 2012

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 20 December 2012

Prime Minister continues to back Education Minister; Public sector union calls for Parata's resignation; UK surgeons work on NZ boy with brain tumour; Government 'not keeping prisoners safe'; Huffing signs not always obvious - coroner, and; Fiji dealing with aftermath of Cyclone Evan.