A violent criminal escaped two Corrections officers after one left his post to get a coffee.
The Supreme Court has pulled an appeal mid-hearing of a man it said was "gaming" the courts in a long-running relationship property case.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has said he wants to revive his reputation and win back his job.
Young woman driving at more than four times the limit said her mother-in-law was teaching her how to drive.
Man in critical condition is still too unwell to tell police what happened to him.
Leon MacDonald says he's 'gutted' after 15 rugby jerseys were stolen from his Blenheim home.
Man who murdered a pregnant teen before burying her in West Auckland denied parole again.
Security guard punched by man trying to wrestle cash from him outside a Northland supermarket.
Thousands of dollars worth of energy drinks have been stolen from a South Auckland warehouse.
Thieves are targeting Hawke's Bay boat owners taking everything that's not tied down.
Victim's family say men convicted of killing man in fire pose "huge risk", as Crown rules it will not appeal jail terms.
Gang member charged after he allegedly ran down police officer at an alcohol checkpoint.
Several arrests have been made following a drugs bust in Nelson.
Interim name suppression declined for man accused of weekend birthday party murder.
Dozens of drivers fall foul of lower drink-driving limit - some on way to work next morning.
Christchurch Casino bouncers allegedly attacked a man, leaving him with two broken ribs.
Man charged after "trivial" fight at 21st party left another man dead.
Corrections officer suspended over murderer Phillip Smith's escape to Brazil - the second staff member in two days.
Police have been investigating an assault complaint against government MP Mike Sabin.
An alleged burglar made just one mistake when he stole all of an Auckland family's presents.
Man who poured hazardous chemical on clothing rack sentenced to community work.
Play equipment and electronic goods have been taken in spate of burglaries at Manawatu schools.
Former National leader Don Brash writes to Justice Minister asking for independent review into man convicted of child abuse.
A man has failed in his attempt to overturn his convictions and sentence for rape, sexual violation and indecent acts with his de facto stepdaughter.
A judge has slated the state of youth culture at the sentencing of a teenager accused of videoing an intimate sexual moment.
Police are searching for three men who attacked and robbed a teenager, leaving him with head injuries.
Prisoner escapes from custody of two Corrections officers while in hospital.
A woman has been found guilty after her dog attacked a friendly admirer, ripping off her lower lip, leaving her smile looking like a "sneer".
Police search two addresses after allegations from murderer Phillip Smith that a Corrections officer aided prison escape.
$6,000 worth of essential life saving equipment from the Coromandel has put rescue efforts at risk.