Appeal against preventive detention

There is no end in sight for Allan Rosewarne's current prison term but he wants that changed.

Allan Rosewarne's lawyer says hearing one of his victim's evidence was a watershed moment.

Dive squad searches for missing student video

Mandeep Singh was last seen by his friends at 3am on Sunday after leaving the Bungalow 8 Bar in Viaduct Harbour.

The police dive squad has joined the search for missing student Mandeep Singh.

Tripped up by justice

High Court overturns assault conviction of alleged thief

Victims own long pants were the real culprit in a recent assault case, High Court rules.

Alex Fisher's brother in court

Alex Fisher with his brother Eric McIsaac.

Eric McIsaac, 25, has appeared in court in relation to his 10-year-old brother Alex Fisher's disappearance.

Highway 61 member denied parole

Highway 61 gang member Dean Noble, 48, has been denied parole.

Highway 61 gang member who repeatedly raped a cellmate who later killed himself denied parole.

On the run after removing monitoring bracelet

Police are looking for Liang who  removed his monitoring bracelet

An offender who removed his monitoring bracelet and moved house is being sought by Auckland police.

$100,000 promise to say he was killer

An inmate at Rimutaka Prison tried to take the rap for a killing, believing it would earn him $100,000

Rangi Wickliffe was prepared to take the rap for a cold blooded murderer

Double murderer appeals sentence

Ishrat Malik's lawyer appealed his life sentence in the Court of Appeal

An Auckland taxi driver who stabbed his wife and daughter to death with a kitchen knife has appealed his sentence

Town stalwart revealed as sex abuser

Former school principal and Christmas events organiser Colin Arthur has been sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment for abusing an intellectually disabled boy.

He ran a Christian school and organised Christmas parades but there was another side to Colin Arthur.

Fraudster lawyer sentenced

Patrick Renshaw, appeared in the Wellington District Court on Wednesday, where he was sentenced to 20 months home detention.

Disgraced former Hutt lawyer Patrick Renshaw gets home detention for $347K in tax fraud.

Teens' murder trial delayed

Beauen Wallace-Loretz outside court after an earlier appearance.

The trial of two teenagers accused of murdering a man at an Auckland hotel has been put off. 

Police seeking Karl Barrs

Kapiti Police are looking for Karl Barrs who has links to both the Hutt Valley and Kapiti areas.

Police say he may be on the Kapiti Coast.

Flasher startles beach girls

Police have charged two men with indecent acts and are looking for reports on a third alleged flasher.

Police appealing for anyone who has seen the flasher to come forward.

Man tasered after pliers threat

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An Ashburton man has been tasered after threatening police with steel pliers.

No appeal for P dealer's cash

Robert George Keen was sentenced to five years, three months' jail in Christchurch District Court in August last year, on charges of possession of methamphetamine for supply, unlawful possession of a pistol and receiving stolen property.

Convicted meth dealer denied trip to Supreme Court to appeal for the return of cash seized during his arrest.

Father sentenced for shooting son video

Stephen Phillip Long, 61, in the Invercargill District Court on Tuesday.

A Southland man who accidentally shot dead his son during a hunting trip has been discharged without conviction.

1080 scare: MPs welcome arrest

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key speaks at the Asia Society in New York September 30, 2015.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The arrest of a man by police investigating a threat to poison baby milk has been welcomed by politicians.

Dog warns owners of fire video

Diana Zadravec, left, and Justin Lewis with their dog Diesel, who alerted them to a fire beside their house in Tuatapere.

A dog is being hailed a hero after alerting his owners to a deliberately lit fire threatening their house in Tuatapere.

Man sentenced for disfiguring two inmates

William Alexander Hamish Grant has been sentenced to preventive detention.

Prisoner, 20, sentenced to preventive detention after biting parts of the ears off two other inmates and stabbing a third.

1080 milk: the full story

Supermarkets instigated safety measures in reaction to the 1080 poisoning threat against infant baby formula.

Police have arrested a man almost a year after threats to poison baby milk formula prompted an investigation.

1080 milk scare: Man in court


Financial gain, rather than environmentalism, appears to have been motivation behind alleged blackmail attempt.

Eight arrested in raids

Police visited a number of houses in South Canterbury as they executed a series of warrants.

Police have swooped on houses in South Canterbury in an operation targeting the sale of synthetic cannabis.

Toddler assaulted in Hawke's Bay - police

Investigators at the Flaxmere, Hastings, house where it is alleged a 2 1/2-year-old boy was assaulted.

17-year-old accused under 24-hour curfew after court appearance.

Mother 'asleep' as son raped woman

List and sentencing at the Timaru District Court today.

A 57-year-old Central Otago man allegedly raped a woman at knife-point while his mother was asleep in the house.

Woman paid to violate child

A Christchurch man charged with having images of adults sexually offending against children will return to court on November 3.

A man got a woman to sexually violate her son so he could buy the recording, charges say.

Prostitute attackers found

Two sex workers were attacked in separate incidents in Christchurch on Friday night.

Police identify men who attacked two Christchurch sex workers in vehicles on Friday night.

Stop stealing their tools

Apprentice plumber and gasfitter Levi Kemp had thousands of dollars of power tools stolen from the back of his van.

Their livelihood is being stolen.

Drink driving conviction reinstated


He killed his friend in car crash, but escaped on a technicality. Now he's going to jail.

Kids hold up dairy at gunpoint

A 12-year-old and 15-year-old have been arrested after an armed robbery in Kaitaia

Two Northland children who demanded money from a dairy owner at gunpoint ended up being chased from the store with a broomstick.

War medals recovered

Detective Sergeant Hamish Macdonald (right) of Counties Manukau East CIB hands back the three medals to Brian Bayly.

An East Auckland family's war medals have been returned after they were stolen earlier this year.

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