Man who once introduced himself to Sir Paul Holmes as an "armed maniac" is jailed for millions of dollars worth of fraud.
Police want to speak to man who gave "uncomfortable" hitch-hiker a lift on the West Coast.
A newspaper delivery contractor in Marton has been assaulted and has had his vehicle stolen.
Pair target rest homes and elderly, stealing thousands of dollars in a burglary spree.
Tararua teenager gets community work for his part in the slaughter of pregnant ewes.
Lucy Knight is slowly recovering from her serious head injury, taking her first steps unaided.
Man who fatally stabbed another man 11 years ago has been declined parole.
A Dunedin lawyer has been suspended for a dishonesty conviction against her almost eight years ago.
Southland police abandoned a pursuit after a Ford Falcon was clocked at 186kmh.
Norm Palmer believes police could have saved son's life if they'd performed CPR on him.
A foster mother accused of beating and neglecting CYF children in her care says she still loves them.
A refugee allegedly linked to a notorious mass drowning off Indonesia has had his leave to appeal dismissed by the Supreme Court, but will still fight against extradition.
Director of a charter company whose boat propeller killed a diver in Northland enters two not guilty pleas in Whangarei District Court.
Teen charged with arson after fire at Inglewood swimming pool that caused $100,000 in damage.
A short-lived car chase turned aquatic this morning when who police officers swam after an alleged car thief.
Fight turned deadly when a man grabbed a steak knife and stabbed his friend, court told.
Elderly woman in Napier is punched to the ground after asking a cyclist to give way to her.
A man broke a woman's back and stomped on her head during a vicious domestic assault.
Man who slugged sex abuser Graham Capill wants help for alcoholism.
Eagle-eyed light pilot helps police find car that had fled from them at high speed.
Police horrified by alleged drink driver who could barely walk when he was stopped.
Police reportedly seize property, cars, jewellery once belonging to a man who murdered undercover police officer Don Wilkinson.
A horse trainer and selector for the Olympics has been sentenced to home detention for tax fraud.
An Auckland liquor store has been held up at gun point by two men.
In Otahuhu, a young woman excitedly told her landlord she expecting twin boys.
The mother-of-six who was attacked helping during a violent bag-snatching has spoken to her children.
Armed police were called to a domestic incident in Kainga where reportedly three shots were heard.
A woman who defrauded the taxpayer of more than $100,000 still denies any wrongdoing.
Thieves confronted staff with firearms at separate robberies in Hamilton.
A couple say they still love their son, even though he wanted a hitman to kill them.