8 Dec 2016

Top Stories for Thursday 8 December 2016

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 8 December 2016

Votes for Bill English are stacking up; Bill English clear frontrunner - RNZ Political Editor; should Bennett or Bridges be National's new deputy leader?; David Shearer to quit Parliament for UN post; RNZ's political editor on David Shearer's new job; power cut off to the far north; Trump named Person of the Year by Time magazine; latest Budget update out today surpluses likely.