Man allegedly raped a girl 40 years his junior despite warnings not to take advantage of her.
Former Fay Richwhite banker admits running over a couple in a dinghy with his 12-metre launch.
Kim Dotcom says he is likely to be sent to jail tomorrow because he is broke and has become a political pariah.
Plan to burn down an Auckland food business was hatched over cups of kava, court told.
"They retained the bit of the ear but indications are that it couldn't be reattached."
More children have reported being approached by a stranger who tried to coax them into his car in Horowhenua.
A Southland couple arrived at their Kaikoura bach yesterday to find their $150,000 boat and trailer had been stolen.
Man accused of escaping prison is assessed to see if he is fit to plead to the charges he faces.
Elderly woman injured after police "flicked" speeding vehicle into her car remains in intensive care.
Drama outside court as AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd puts on a show for the crowd, and almost takes out a truck.
Key figure in the slaughter, theft of 16 sheep played pokies while three friends did the dirty work.
Jiwan Ram, the man accused of murdering Auckland woman Bimla Wati pleads not guilty.
Witness, granted immunity from prosecution, describes moment Wiremu Birch was stabbed to death in the street.
Christchurch couple want justice served to the "cold" person who shot their cat with an air rifle.
A man is accused of torching a house he was renting so he could claim contents insurance.
A taxi driver stands accused of sexual offences against two young women.
Shadowy figures spotted before Auckland factory burst into flames.
Two rape victims, one hospitalised after suicide attempt, endured 'lengthy, very personal" cross-examinations at trial.
A 66-year-old man sent text messages to a teenager telling her he loved her, a court has heard.
Christchurch cat left fighting for its life, with a bullet wound to its chest and injured front legs.
Man who travelled NZ impersonating an artist and selling stolen paintings guilty of theft in a special relationship.
Corrections underestimated the "risk profile" of fugitive Phillip Smith, report finds.
A man has been charged with reckless driving after six people were injured in a police chase in Christchurch.
Porirua man who tried to kill a pregnant woman with a knife sentenced to six years and six months in jail.
Woman who activated a CYF fire alarm because she was sick of waiting said it was 'good practice' for firefighters.
Taxi driver accused of abducting and raping female passenger says the sex was consensual.
Teenage girl describes how the youth accused of raping her asked her earlier in the night if she was "DTF".
Work on changing the justice system to better support victims of sexual violence reignited.
Mass killer's work as tutor in Wellington exposes how little is recorded in police files.
The number of criminals able to keep their identities secret forever is falling.