17 Jul 2013

Top Stories for Wednesday 17 July 2013

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 17 July 2013

Russia blocks Antarctic sanctuary plan; Whistleblower seeks Asylum in Russia after weeks in airport; NZEI wants more resources for fixing Novopay; Worries about a lack of accountability in Whanau Ora changes; Still weeks before Reserve Bank announces lending policy; Unions say the cost of living is hitting low income families; and Hong Kong row over honey poses risk to NZ trade image.