12 Feb 2014

Top Stories for Wednesday 12 February 2014

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 12 February 2014

Tobacco plain packing bill passes first reading, Greens call for TPP deal to be made public, Education Minister says charter school funding not comparing 'apples with apples', UK floods: Hard hit areas in for 'long haul' says PM, Questions at changes to university and wananga councils, Staff, students outraged by government's cuts to university council, Salvation Army: child poverty is a timebomb that could lead to future problems for NZ.