31 Jan 2017

Top Stories for Tuesday 31 January 2017

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 31 January 2017

Quebec Muslims have conducted their morning prayers amid tight security following yesterday's mosque shooting in the city which left six dead and five in hospital. We get the latest from our Canadian correspondent. Protests continue at US President Donald Trump's continued promotion of the travel ban he's put in place. Despite the opposition, Mr Trump remains firm on the ban. Our correspondent Simon Marks says the White House isn't finished with immigration bans yet. A judge has dismissed charges against a man who posted photos of his half naked wife on Facebook, without her permission. But as Sharon Brettkelly reports a women's sexual abuse group says he got it wrong The Black Caps narrowly won the first one day match in the Chappell-Hadlee series. The Chief sports reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald Chris Barrett, says the Australian apprentice Marcus Stoinis turned the game upside down. Some schools will have to turn to their communities for more money or cut back on staffing and resources, saying they are getting very little from the Ministry of Education's operational funding increase. The Prime Minister, Bill English, expects New Zealand passport holders will be exempt from the US travel band but he says he hasn't had any assurances from the US yet and hasn't heard of any New Zealanders caught up in it yet.