17 Dec 2009

Top stories for Thursday 17 December 2009

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 17 December 2009

Chaos inside and out at UN climate talks; NZ takes lead in agricultural emissions research; information vacuum on escaped prisoner angers residents; Hanover investors uncertain over worth of Allied shares; Allied Farmers chairman, John Loughlin on Hanover deal; Green party says pork industry is getting special treatment; and new entrant failings show need for standards - Minister.