17 Jun 2015

Top Stories for Wednesday 17 June 2015

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 17 June 2015

A Northland Maori leader calls for a moratorium on the mining of swamp kauri - and a review of the law. Dover Samuels says it's time for a rethink of the whole industry. One hundred and forty thousand dollars on a display monitor in a government deparment foyer. The minister isn't impressed and he says taxpayers won't be either and new evidence emerges in Indonesia that Australian officials paid people smugglers to turn their boat back.