21:47 Tasman has climbed back to the top of the national provincial rugby championship with an entertaining 34-17 win over Otago in Dunedin.

21:35 Prime Minister Cameron says the UK will provide settlement for thousands more Syrian refugees.

21:33 One student is dead and two others are injured after a man opened fire on the campus of Sacramento City College in the US.

20:10 An elderly former All Black who disappeared from Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom has been injured in a possible hit and run.

17:52 The two people who died in the house fire in Palmerston North were 6 year old Eunice Felton and her 61-year-old grandmother Bessie

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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