9 Jul 2014

Top Stories for Wednesday 9 July 2014

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 9 July 2014

Thousands still without power in wake of winter storm, Northland Civil Defence on high storm alert, Kaitaia Fire Service kept busy as storm rips through, Crew abandon yacht in dramatic rescue in Pacific, Brazil face Germany without Neymar, captain Thiago Silva. Official figures show child poverty is on the decline.