15:27 The jury in the case of Auckland teenager Vincent Skeen, accused of killing another boy after a party, is struggling to agree on a verdict.

15:26 Labour will next week introduce an Emergency Humanitarian Response Bill to Parliament to bring an additional 750 refugees here this year.

15:15 Monty Betham is following in Dad's footsteps in professional boxing - he'll challenge James Langton in November for the NZ cruiserweight belt.

15:11 Auckland University has received the largest donation in the medical faculty's history. Liangren Li is gifting $10-million for cancer research.

15:10 Child protection group, Child Matters says it's devastating to see another case where helpless babies have been abused.