7 Dec 2023

Top Stories for Thursday 7 December 2023

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 7 December 2023

Party leaders have traded barbs in the first Parliamentary debate since the election, we have all the highlights; Incoming Police Minister Mark Mitchell says he's confident Police Commissioner Andrew Coster can get the job done; We'll have the latest from Gaza, as fighting intensifies in the south; A wastewater treatment plant is causing a stink in Lower Hutt; Modelling has found a nearly 25 percent chance Wellington may need harsh water restrictions this summer; and Waka Kotahi has been exaggerating claims about how green its road building is.