27 Aug 2015

Top Stories for Thursday 27 August 2015

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 27 August 2015

Children's Commissioner's scathing CYF report. Social Development Minister responds to report. Bars to open during Rugby World Cup. Further paid parental leave negotiations under way in Parliament. Challenges for communities as tourism looks set to eclipse dairy as export earner. Retirement village staff celebrate double-digit pay rise. Finances set to tighten for DHBs following major pay deal.