Trio tortured teen by burning circles on his body, shaving his head and sticking him with pins.
Two men are charged with assault with intent to injure former All Black Justin Marshall.
Safety groups issue urgent warning after a spate of child deaths in NZ.
5:33pm Alcohol-related serious assaults are decreasing as new alcohol laws make their mark.
Auckland schoolteacher charged with committing "indecent acts" in his classroom.
Labour's candidate for Tukituki has no intention of deleting a tweet in which she calls David Cunliffe a bully.
Former student Marc Ellis has returned to Wellesley College to celebrate its centenary.
A midwife who failed the required training courses continued to care for expectant parents.
Farmers and grapegrowers along the South Island's East Coast are facing a huge clean-up task.