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Jesse Vinaccia was found guilty in June.

Judge sheds tears in sentencing man who killed girlfriend's baby

The Australian man told police he "put him down in the cot a bit hard".

Kaylene Bowen-Wright.

Mum jailed for taking healthy son to hospital over 300 times

"It was too much manipulation, too many lies."

Watch: Tracey Martin on The AM Show.

Martin losing confidence in royal commission amid paedophile scandal

"It should never have happened."

The 8-year-old boy fell from a nine-storey apartment building to his death.

Young boy falls to death from 9-storey building, parents under investigation

Neighbours have shared harrowing accounts of what they witnessed.

Evie McMahon.

Father of toddler attacked by her own mother calls for stricter sentencing for child abusers

"We want a mandatory jail sentence for perpetrators."

Watch: Oranga Tamariki defends policy after alarming newborn footage.

Oranga Tamariki baby uplifts 'racialised and coercive' - academic

The court-ordered removal of unborn children has increased 320 percent in the last decade.

Watch: Jeffery Epstein's guards fell asleep, falsified records to cover their mistakes says prison official.

Jeffrey Epstein's autopsy hints he may have been strangled - report

It's cast doubt on the official version of events.

Watch: Video of the priest.

Priest suspended for violent baptism blames mother for not being religious enough

Footage shows the priest brutally dunking the infant while his mother screams.

Child Abuse

Wellington man pleads guilty to murdering woman and sexually assaulting her 12-year-old daughter

The young girl needed surgery to reconstruct her skull after he hit her with a mallet.

Child Abuse

Kiwi kids sharing nudes should alarm all parents

Don't leave children to their own devices, writes Duncan Garner.

The teacher was being investigated amid claims she had sexual relationships with as many as six students over several years.

Court date for Blenheim woman facing child sex allegations

The 37-year-old faces two charges relating to incidents involving students at Marlborough Boys' College.

Child Abuse

Jenny Marcroft on escaping abuse and reconnecting with whakapapa

After an idyllic childhood, traumatic teen years and a broadcasting career, Jenny Marcroft is now an MP. Here's her backstory.

Child Abuse

Police investigating six-month-old baby's 'non-accidental' burns

She was taken to the Hutt Hospital burns unit for treatment.

William Wakefield

Upper Hutt man sentenced to life in prison for murdering baby stepson

He shook the baby to death because he was "gutted" it wasn't his.

Willie Jackson, Michael Wood and Judith Collins on The AM Show.

Oranga Tamariki uplifts 'too brutal' - Jackson

Another prominent Māori leader says the days of tamariki being taken into care are "gone".

Vic Tamati on The Project.

'Violence was normal': Reformed abuser speaks out about how he changed

"I was told every time I got a hiding that it was because I was loved."

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Man arrested after 10-month-old seriously injured

The baby remains in a critical condition.

The Green Party co-leader speaks with Newshub Nation.

'Silence is how abuse continues' - Marama Davidson on her painful past

The Green Party co-leader takes Newshub Nation into her home in the first part of a new series called 'Backstory'.

Jane says Oranga Tamariki might have written her off, but she's not giving up on her kids.

Mother fighting to get Oranga Tamariki to return her kids

She says she's turned her life around, but has been written off.

The baby was found wrapped in a yellow plastic bag.

Watch: US police find baby abandoned inside plastic bag

The baby's parents still haven't been found.