30 Aug 2017

Top Stories for Wednesday 30 August 2017

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 30 August 2017

A family of seven with serious health problems is battling to remain in a Mangere state house after their grandmother died this month, and Housing New Zealand issued an eviction notice. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is adamant someone from National is responsible for leaking information about his superannuation overpayments to the meda and he's accusing the party of playing 'dirty politics.' The Automobile Association says petrol companies are harming their public image by raising prices while attention is elsewhere. As Hawke's Bay Regional Council expects to pulls its support for the Ruataniwha Dam project this morning, the controversial scheme is all but dead in the water. The United Nations Security Council is holding an emergency session after North Korea's latest missile launch. Rescue workers are scrambling to provide as much aid as possible to millions of people stranded by the worst floods in South Asia for years.