3 Nov 2010

Top Stories for Wednesday 3 November 2010

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 3 November 2010

James Whakaruru's killer to walk free. More than 225 school boards revolt over national standards. NZ stalwart partner of US - Defence review. Wayne Mapp considers White Paper on defence. 2025 taskforce report likely to be bad news for Government. Maori MPs to demand ban on smoking within 15 years.