16 Oct 2013

Top Stories for Wednesday 16 October 2013

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 16 October 2013

Whanganui emergency continues as river bursts its banks; Len Brown asks Aucklanders to stand by him; Govt orders urgent review of Kohanga National Trust; NZ Equestrian suspended after positive drug test; US Senate majority leader says fiscal deal could come this week; Whanganui Mayor keeps anxious eye on river; 2013 most costly insurance year in close to a decade; The Bank of Tokyo challenges the Govt over Solid Energy's debt.