21:41 Wellington wins first home match of the ITM Cup season against Northland, the Lions taking out the match 29 - 0 and a bonus point

21:12 A man arrested in Bangkok in connection with a deadly blast at a religious shrine is a Turkish national found with multiple passports.

20:49 Peter Greste tweets: 'Shocked. Outraged. Angry. Upset. None of them convey how I feel right now' after being sentenced to 3yrs jail

20:36 BREAKING: Egyptian court sentences three Al Jazeera TV Journalists, including Peter Greste, to three years in prison.

20:33 John McEnroe, tennis's original superbrat, has warned Nick Kyrgios he risks being "railroaded out of town if he doesn't watch out".

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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