15 Mar 2013

Top Stories for Friday 15 March 2013

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 15 March 2013

The Pope and his first full day in office; Solid Energy's former chair defends record; calls for tougher penalties on immigrant labour exploiters; school brawl results in withdrawal from Polyfest; West Coast farmers decide on drought aid request, and; Christchurch Councillor won't resign despite 'woeful' record.