08:21 Multiple airstrikes have struck a camp housing Syrian refugees near the war-torn country's border with Turkey. 28 people have been killed.

08:17 Police are warning motorists to report aggressive window-washers, after an altercation turned physical in Auckland.

08:16 Ron Mark's accusing Parliament's Speaker of bullying New Zealand First, and he's vowing to continue using swear words.

05:23 Rural hospital doctors are unhappy with their lot, according to a new study. Staff shortages are the doctors' major concern.

05:21 Police have arrested 5 teens after a long pursuit across west and south Auckland this morning which began after a liquor shop burglary.

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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