8 Aug 2019

Top Stories for Thursday 8 August 2019

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 8 August 2019

A manhunt's underway for the Christchurch driver who killed a pedestrian as he fled from police. The Reserve Bank wants the country to spend up to boost the economy - and says that spending can't come quick enough. Mechanics are warning a growing number of increasingly dangerous cars are coming in for warrants. There's huge relief for cancer patients after Pharmac decides to fund two expensive new cancer drugs.