Another public agency has had to investigate after hiring fraudster Joanne Harrison.
'The system's failed me big time' says beggar convicted of fraud
Car theft baby bandit enters not guilty plea to mugging charge.
AOS was called to a young man threatening a person with a gun, which may not have ever existed.
Police release CCTV showing the thieves, who hit a shop attendant with the tool in a Palmerson North robbery.
Leave town and change your name: More detail of Joanne Harrison's $725k fraud emerges.
A health professional is suspended for nine months after stealing dangerous sedative.
Michael McGrath kept below the radar until he went missing about a week ago.
The nephew told his parents about the alleged abuse years ago, but they did not believe him, jury hears.
Police are investigating "three persons of interest" after vandalism at South Canterbury sports grounds.
Sixteen-year-old Lara Glover died in a car that was carrying eight teens when it crashed.
Ram-raid thieves have targeted a Christchurch sex shop, a tool service and now a liquor store.
Four men were charged after police raided six properties earlier this month.
Could this man be one of New Zealand's most hopeless robbers? The security footage speaks for itself.
The 15-year-old's boyfriend tried to lock her in a bedroom to keep her safe, but she was allegedly raped by two men.
Judge says cricketer's heavily pregnant partner "must have been terrified" during his prolonged, drunken attack.
Police have released images of an armed liquor store robber and are asking for witnesses to come forward.
Man who allegedly shot mum and daughter in Canterbury now charged with six pub gunpoint robberies.
Man who murdered an 11-year-old boy had run away after cutting off his electronic bracelet.
He was in a messy breakup - then it got bad. His lawyer turned out to be a fake and a con artist.
Serious offending included dislocating his girlfriend's limbs.
Police hunting four teens after Havelock North liquor store robbed at knife-point.
Builder Michael McGrath vanished a week ago. Police have appealed for sightings of his car.
OPINION: As humans, as parents, we feel the father of a drowned 2-year-old should not be prosecuted. He's been through enough. But our instinct is wrong.
A car was fleeing from police when it crashed, seriously injuring an innocent man.
A grandmother has been assaulted by a young girl following a fracas outside her home north of Wellington.
A botched police update of the Arms Code has angered gun owners.
Vanishings and killings of beautiful women on K Rd cemented its seedy status - but was it a myth?
His little girl was swept away when he tried to drive across a river. Almost a year on, he's charged over her death.
Forget fight clubs. It's prison book clubs which are getting inmates passionate about life again.