15:35 Former Wallabies captain Phil Waugh is sure to raise the ire of NZ fans after suggesting Australia's wrestled the World Cup favouritism off the ABs.

15:34 Jamie Whincup has blitzed the lap record during the final practice session at Bathurst today. The Red Bull driver was one of the last on the track.

15:31 Motorists hoping to leave early for the last school holiday weekend face serious congestion on Auckland's southern motorway after a two car collision.

15:16 A 26 year old South Auckland man charged with impersonating a police officer may have done so to attract women.

15:15 The little elephant seal who captivated South Canterbury, has died. The three week old and his mum drew crowds at Caroline Bay in Timaru.

Thu, 31 May 2012

Paula Bennett orders investigation into Ngaire Kura Tukiwaho case

Michael Laws speaks to social development minister Paula Bennett about the case of Ngaire Kura Tukiwaho and the accidental smothering of her two-month old son in her car. The minister explains the background to the lady's case and agrees that Tukiwaho is completely unfit as a parent. Tukiwaho was sentenced to two years in prison yesterday for the death. Child, Youth and Family have been asked by the minister to investigate the woman's situation, including the status of her other children. 31st May 2012

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