13 Dec 2010

Top Stories for Monday 13 December 2010

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 13 December 2010

Police likely to get greater access to guns, Police Minister wants guns for rural police considered, Auckland rate rises could top nine percent, Pike River coal mine may soon be safe to enter, Thieves take thousands of dollars worth of hospital equipment and Prime Minister defends his"pro-American"outlook.