Crime

Cop found guilty

Jenny McNee

A police officer has been found guilty of racially abusing a taxi driver in Queenstown.

Knife in Hastings Winz threat

winz

The man who threatened the Hastings Work and Income office was carrying a knife.

Too scared for school

Charles Harter

Teacher with a 40-year career admits groping girls, and police are worried there will be more victims.

Mighty River fraud prosecuted

mighty river power launch

A former electrical engineer at the firm's Southdown power station has been charged with a $2 million fraud.

Death leaves 'hole in hearts'

Susan Leigh Cleveland

Grieving mum tried to call victim after hearing about Ashburton Work and Income shooting on the radio.

Marton mechanic burgled

Police

Police are seeking information about a vehicle seen parked near a burgled mechanic's shop.

Gun threat at Work and Income

Police

Armed police are guarding the Blenheim Work and Income office after a phone threat today.

Alleged burglar faces multiple trials

Court

Man to attend hearings in Christchurch, Wellington, and Picton after series of boat burglaries.

$10,300 stolen from animal charity

Dogs

Woman who stole from animal-rescue charity while she was treasurer gets permanent name suppression.

Accused in court

John Tully

An Ashburton man stood quietly in the dock as he faced charges of murdering Susan Cleveland and Peggy Noble.

Hunt still on for hit-and-run driver

Police

Elderly Christchurch cyclist left in full body cast after being hit by car.

Charity theft a 'disgusting act'

Thief

Two boxes belonging to Kidney Kids NZ are among charity boxes stolen from Orewa businesses.

Ashburton shooting suspect held

Armed police hunt for man connected to Ashburton shooting at WINZ

Farmer tips off police to suspicious man after two die at Ashburton Work and Income.

Live: Alleged gunman captured

Man arrested after two shot dead

Ashburton

Police have found and arrested Russell John Tully in relation to today's fatal shootings at a Work and Income office in Ashburton.

High profile shootings in NZ

shoot strap

The slaying of two WINZ workers slams home the reality that NZ isn't immune from deadly rampages.

The Ashburton shooting suspect

WANTED: John Henry Tully, 48.

John Henry Tully, 48, was wanted after the shooting deaths in Ashburton. But who is he?.

Threats to WINZ staff

Police

A man has allegedly made threats to people at Hastings' Work and Income office this afternoon.

Ten year ban for couple

A couple have been banned from directing companies for 10 years as part of a sentence for fraud.

A town under siege

Policeman hunting suspect

Fear spreads through Ashburton after shootings leave two dead and police hunting gunman.

'I am the police'

Jenny McNee

Policewoman accused of racially abusing taxi driver accused him of taking "a Kiwi job", court told.

Bradford slammed for tweet

UNDER FIRE: Sue Bradford.

Former MP Sue Bradford is being accused of using the Ashburton shooting for political "point scoring".

Woman admits theft

eftpos

A Hamilton woman befriended an elderly man in order to steal his eftpos card, racking up nearly $90k.

Shoplifter's sex plans interrupted

Contraception

A shoplifter's plans for passion were interrupted when he was caught in Queenstown yesterday.

Gang boss can keep car and cash

CONFRONTATIONAL: Nomads boss Jack Whakatihi in court in 2011.

The High Court has refused a police bid to seize the car and cash of a feared gang leader.

Sex worker's client gets order overturned

Court

A customer trying to sue a prostitute for a refund has had a restraining order overturned.

Shooter targets buses

Bus

Two Dunedin buses were shot at by an alleged drive-by shooter with an air rifle yesterday.

Rapist 'a revolting human'

Lewis E Scott

A Wellington poet who locked a woman in his shop and raped her has been jailed.

'Disgusting' act in carpark

Police

Police are seeking witnesses after a "well-known" offender committed indecent acts in sight of girl.

Convicted doctor loses registration

Doctor

A doctor convicted of indecent assault against the two young children of a close friend has lost his medical registration.

Man recorded rapes

video camera

A ''high-risk'' Timaru paedophile has been sentenced to 18 years' jail.

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