21 Aug 2009

Top Stories for 21 August 2009

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 21 August 2009

Rodney Hide ramps up his threats to resign, the Maori Party comments on the supercity, NZers to get through Australian customs more quickly, discussions of potential ANZAC army contingent, asylum seeker gains refugee status via media manipulation, the US reaction to the Lockerbie bomber's mercy release from prison, and Usain Bolt crushes the field at World Athletics Champs.