Crime

Dairy robbery suspect arrested

A Hoon Hay Dairy has been robbed at gunpoint.

Armed police arrest man who allegedly held up two Christchurch dairies at gunpoint.

Alleged armed robber arrested

Two people arrested after feeling with cash and cigarettes in gunpoint robberies at Christchurch dairies.

Alleged armed robber arrested in Christchurch after fleeing with cigarettes and cash.

Ashburton marks tragic anniversary

Police surround the Ashburton Winz office after two people were killed on September 1, 2015.

Security presence as Ashburton marks a year to the day since the Work and Income shootings.

Man assaulted during break-in

Police are conducting a scene examination at this address after intruders assaulted a man inside at 2am.

Man assaulted by intruders who broke into home in Matamata.

'Blatant' robbery at liquor store

A liquor store worker was powerless after a three men walked into the store and fled with bottles of whiskey.

A liquor store worker was shoved in as three men walked out with bottles of spirits.

No plea for drunk mum

Police car

A drunk mother who allegedly blasted through a checkpoint with four children in the car has her first day in court.

Stab victim could have been killed

Police are appealing for sightings of this black Toyota Celica in connection with a stabbing in Christchurch.

A man was dragged from a house bus and stabbed several times in the head and neck in a possible case of mistaken identity.

Toilet killing: Guilty plea

Turei Rawiri Kingi has admitted to the murder of Jaques Donker.

Homeless man admits to killing Jaques Donker in Hamilton toilet block.

Drink-driving teacher struck off

A teacher has been deregistered after decades of drink-driving convictions.

Man with multiple convictions finally banned from teaching.

Search for Kiwi's body

Linda Sidon was last seen on June 19, 2009.

Son of a Queensland Kiwi last seen six years ago now a person of interest in mother's murder probe.

Speedsters take to expressway

Police say the Waikato expressway is not a 'racetrack' and drivers need to slow down.

A man was found driving at 191kmh on the Waikato expressway while almost four times the legal alcohol limit.

Tyres used in Hamilton school blaze video

Hamilton East School principal, Pippa Wright, outside some of the school buildings damaged by a fire reported on Sunday morning.

Tyres from a school's garden were used to ignite a fire outside two classrooms in Hamilton.

Teen avoids $50K bill for crash

Two petrol pumps were wiped out by boy racers in Kirwee on June 6.

Teenage drink-driver crashes into petrol station pumps, drives off, abandons car, hides in bushes - and avoids the $50K bill.

'You are too late, she is no more'

The murder trial of Jiwan Ram is underway at the High Court at Auckland. Ram, pictured, is accused of killing Bimla Wati.

Jiwan Ram was "proud" of killing partner Bimla Wati, niece tells court.

US predator targeted girl, 9

Max Lee Fenstermaker was arrested after New Zealand police teamed up with the FBI.

Florida man, 56, spent months chatting explicitly with a 9-year-old NZ girl.

Online sex-site users extorted for cash

Waikato men have been caught out in an extortion scam involving adult sex sites.

Two Waikato users of online sex sites have been extorted for cash.

No plea for "fake" psychiatrist

Mohamed Shakeel Siddiqui will not plead until next month.

More charges possible for man who allegedly used fake documentation to get job as a psychiatrist.

Magazine editor's jail term quashed

Former Golf Gazette editor released from prison term.

A golf magazine editor jailed on fraud and dishonesty charges has appealed his sentence.

Two hospitalised after attack

Police are appealing for sightings of this black Toyota celica in connection with an attack in Christchurch

Police appeal for sightings of a car after three people were attacked at a home in Christchurch.

Punch was self-defence, jury told

Cruz Mason Murray, 27, has pleaded not guilty to assaulting 48-year-old Bruce Coker and committing manslaughter on December 20 last year.

Cruz Murray's single punch shattered Bruce Coker's skull and lead to his death, court told.

Taxi part of assault investigation

Police are pursuing "positive lines in inquiry" in relation to a central Auckland result.

Man bashed in central Auckland is in a stable condition.

Liquor store robbery-accused refused bail

Gursharan Singh was allegedly assaulted by youths who smashed bottles over his head at Super Liquor Woolston.

Teens who allegedly robbed Christchurch liquor store will spend another night in custody, one in the police cells.

Man in court for alleged chemical attack

Lewis Stanton in Nelson Hospital following an attack while he was sleeping outside the entrance to the Nelson City Council building.

The man accused of a chemical attack on a Nelson vagrant has been granted name suppression.

Fishpond fined $50K

Internet marketplace Fishpond given big fine for selling imported electronics that could interfere with radio communications.

Auckland-based internet marketplace sold unregulated electronics products, despite five warnings.

Police officer assaulted near Balfour

A Northern Southland police officer was attacked on early Sunday morning.

A Northern Southland police officer who pulled over a vehicle was assaulted in the early hours of Sunday morning, police say.

Burglars make themselves at home video

Rowena Patterson said her maternal instincts kicked in when she realised burglars had wandered around her home, possibly while she was reading bedtime stories to her children.

Theft of laptop with film-makers' creations is the worst loss in home invasion.

Drunk restaurateur assaulted guest

A restaurant owner has had his licence cancelled after getting drunk at work and indecently assaulting a guest.

A restaurateur was thrown out of his workplace after he got drunk and indecently assaulted a "gorgeous" diner.

Monitoring bracelet cut off

Police are urging the public to call 111 if they see Thomas Shortcliffe.

Police are still looking for a man who cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet on Saturday night.

Criminal trackers glitches revealed

A man walks into the old Upper Hutt District court wearing an ankle bracelet used for monitoring him. The ankle bracelet shown is not a 3M product.

Warning for e-monitoring glitch affecting more than 100 criminals.

'I could die right here' video

Gursharan Singh was allegedly assaulted by youths who smashed bottles over his head at Super Liquor Woolston.

Liquor store worker thought he might die after he was smashed over the head with a bottle of spirits.

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