15 Oct 2014

Top Stories for Wednesday 15 October 2014

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 15 October 2014

South Canterbury fraud trial 'ruined innocent lives', UN will decide Friday whether NZ gets seat on security council, Sio says Mahuta offers new leadership style for Labour, NZ one of 22 countries meeting now in Washington DC over IS, Officials urge Govt not to spend more on alleviating poverty, Cleared SCF chief Lachie McLeod speaks exclusively to RNZ, SFO's former assistant director comments on SCF verdicts, Tariana Turia accuses TPK of poor management of Whanau Ora, Nanaia Mahuta to contest Labour leadership and Pistorius offered Steenkamp family lump sum after Reeva's death.