29 Sep 2017

Top Stories for Friday 29 September 2017

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 29 September 2017

Dan McGarry from the Vanuatu Daily Post describes the evacuation of Ambae in Vanuatu. Auckland Council says it will demand the next government to do more to fix the city's teacher crisis after local principals begged for help. New Zealand's most prestigious songwriting awards took place last night, with the top prize going to Lorde. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment wants to ban a construction technique that proved catastrophic during last November's Kaikoura earthquake. The debate over the publication of magazines like Playboy have resurfaced following the death of the magazine's founder Hugh Hefner. New Zealand's Pero Cameron will be rubbing shoulders with other basketball legends including Shaquille O'Neal and the US Dream Team when he is inducted into the sport's Hall of Fame this weekend.