The Australian man told police he "put him down in the cot a bit hard".
"It was too much manipulation, too many lies."
"It should never have happened."
Neighbours have shared harrowing accounts of what they witnessed.
"We want a mandatory jail sentence for perpetrators."
The court-ordered removal of unborn children has increased 320 percent in the last decade.
It's cast doubt on the official version of events.
Footage shows the priest brutally dunking the infant while his mother screams.
The young girl needed surgery to reconstruct her skull after he hit her with a mallet.
Don't leave children to their own devices, writes Duncan Garner.
The 37-year-old faces two charges relating to incidents involving students at Marlborough Boys' College.
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She was taken to the Hutt Hospital burns unit for treatment.
He shook the baby to death because he was "gutted" it wasn't his.
Another prominent Māori leader says the days of tamariki being taken into care are "gone".
"I was told every time I got a hiding that it was because I was loved."
The baby remains in a critical condition.
The Green Party co-leader takes Newshub Nation into her home in the first part of a new series called 'Backstory'.
She says she's turned her life around, but has been written off.