A dog is man's best friend, until it leads you on an illegal wild pig chase.
Student was "creeped out" by an Auckland teacher charged with committing indecent acts against girls, court hears.
Police show neighbours photographs of a young man and woman as they investigate the death of a baby boy.
A 49-year-old man has admitted repeated sexual violations of a girl from the age of 10 and is in custody awaiting sentence on 16 charges.
A store safe was one of a number of commercial scale items people tried to steal in a spate of shoplifting attempts.
A car-load of teens are facing police action after they ran from a routine traffic stop.
The trial of the man accused of murdering Whanganui man Whetu Hansen has been delayed.
Man accused of murdering Dunedin woman Vicki Warrington appears in court with heavily bandaged arm.
Screams were heard from the scene of a vicious assault which led to the death of a man in Nelson.
Clayton Mitchell reveals fight with gang member 18 years ago landed him with assault charge.
Police speak to two adults who lived at baby's home, but investigations are "ongoing".
Invercargill Police seeking public help to catch man after a female student was assaulted.
Mental health carers saw accused only hours before attack that cost one life, and left four wounded.
The family of Johnsonville stabbing victim Hudson Garratt have paid tribute to a ''dear dad and loving husband''.
Police charge 22-year-old man with murder in relation to the death of a Dunedin woman.
Man stabbed to death in Wellington, allegedly by a woman, was a strong and active believer in Jesus Christ.
Auckland Grammar teacher Simon Toon, who was caught masturbating in a classroom, downloaded porn when employed at King's College.
OPINION: Tight-fisted police need to face up to their responsibilities to the victim of a botched motorway shoot-out.
After being used as a 'human shield' in a fatal shootout on a city motorway, Richard Neville is suing police for $1.4 million.
The forensic examination is expected to take up to four days.
Vicki Lee Warington, 48, was found dead at a Dunedin house on Friday.
Woman, 25, to be held in hospital until next court appearance.
An Auckland man has been found guilty of animal abuse after his dog was found almost starved to death on a diet of noodles.
Scott Watson turned down in first parole hearing after serving 17 years for the murder of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart.
Auckland teacher who masturbated in classroom to pornography at lunch time was from Auckland Grammar
What was supposed to be a six-week trial has been abandoned in the first week.
An ounce of methamphetamine with a street value of $28,000 was seized after police raided a Kaiapoi home.
An Auckland gold trader has been sentenced to nearly four years prison for stealing from clients.
A Dunedin man has been shot, and his assailant remains at large.
Police fired at least 17 canisters of tear gas while conducting a search warrant for stolen firearms in Taranaki.