11 Nov 2014

Top Stories for Tuesday 11 November 2014

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 11 November 2014

The father of prison escapee Philip John Smith tells us his son should never have been out on day release.. We'll also hear from the Police Minister after 7, as multiple departments review their handling of the convicted murderer and molester and how he was able to skip the country. With the Reserve Bank tipped to ease its lending restrictions, the Auckland housing market continues to take centre stage and a looming crisis in palliative care, and what it means to the most vulnerable.