17 Dec 2010

Top Stories for Friday 17 December 2010

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 17 December 2010

Another government department may take over Pike River, More job losses huge blow to Greymouth, Aid agencies cry foul over funding rejections, Christmas Island shipwreck toll rises to thirty, Half of earthquake appeal money given out, Assange's release on bail upheld in London High Court, NZ business group floats APEC currency idea, National says Labour leader needs to explain flat situation, Social campaigner Tom Newnham dies.