9 Dec 2013

Top Stories for Monday 9 December 2013

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 9 December 2013

Report says 25 percent of children are living in poverty; Thousands mourn Nelson Mandela in South Africa; South African High Commissioner pays tribute to Mandela; IHC sues Education Ministry over children's access to schools; Next step in changing of the guard for the Maori Party; Trade talks continue under wraps in Singapore; Green's propose to buy back Meridian shares.