22:29 Questions have been raised after reports out of Australia about a five year old being raped on Nauru have been found to be false.

21:12 International condemnation, after North Korea launched what it claims was a satellite but critics believe it was a long-range missile test.

21:10 Taupo police have suspended the search for a man seen in the Waikato River, near Spa Park on Saturday. Police say they don't know who he is and there.

17:39 Reported stabbing in Hobson Street, Auckland central. More information as it comes to hand. Newshub staff en route to the scene now.

16:55 3 people in custody after shots were fired at Kennedy Bay near Harataunga marae today. 40 people including kids were in lockdown while AOS attended.

Fri, 13 Jul 2012

Foetal alcohol syndrome is getting worse

The cases of foetal alcohol are becoming more prevelant and Dr Russell Wills, Children's Commissioner is presenting at a select committee on the perils of alcohol in the community. Dr Wills said that about a fith of the kids being referred to paediatricians have problems with development and behaviour - he blames foetal alcohol.

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