28 Feb 2012

Top Stories for Tuesday 28 February 2012

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 28 February 2012

Italian cruise ship adrift in Indian Ocean after fire; Mana says welfare reform pushes poor from bad to worse; EU imposes further sanctions as violence continues in Syria; Christchurch council admits failure; Drama continues to unfold in Australian politics; Otago Rugby Union going into liquidation; and Bret McKenzie celebrates OSCAR win.