Crime

Diplomat faces court

diplomat

Muhammad Rizalman remains in police custody after facing charges over assault with intent to rape.

Knife robber still at large

Police

Man who traumatised a dairy owner by robbing him at knife point is still at large this morning.

Where is my father?

Do Trieu’s daughter Hanh Xuan Trieu

In August 2008 Vietnamese man Do Trieu went on holiday with his girlfriend. His mystified family has never seen him again.

Police net large drug haul

Police

Drugs with an estimated value of $750,000 and $150,000 in cash seized by Rotorua police.

More thefts from safe

Police

Confusion remains over how seized drugs were stolen from a police evidence safe. 

Ex-racing official pleads guilty

Gavel

A former Riverton Racing Club secretary has admitted fraud charges.

Thin blue line: crimes unsolved

Police

Just 13 per cent of burglaries solved within year - warn that police ‘stretched to the absolute limit'.

Diplomat heads to NZ

Malaysian diplomat accused of Wgtn assault flies to NZ from Kuala Lumpur to face court here.

Charges over deaths

crash site green island

Dunedin police have charged an unidentified Milton man over a crash that killed two people on the city's southern motorway in May.

Child assault arrest

Arrest, arrested, handcuffs

'Scientific developments' lead to arrest in molestation of 5-year-old girl nearly two years ago.

Homicide victim a 'typical Westie'

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Brett Fraser, 51, was found unconscious at a warehouse-apartment in Auckland.

Driver blows three times the limit

Drink-driver pulled over by 'horrified' motorists was three times the legal limit.

Waikato driver clocked at 148kmh

Police

Waikato driver evades police after high-speed car chase only to be arrested a short time later.

Man stabbed in unprovoked attack

St John's Ambulance

A man was stabbed in the neck in an apparently unprovoked attack at a Motueka pub.

Road rage attack ends in jail

Prison

A man has been jailed after punching a 70-year-old man because of "road rage".

Sex attack linked to gang

Police

The Mongrel Mob is believed to be behind an alleged sexual attack and two aggravated burglaries in South Canterbury.

Gangs urged to meet

mongrel mob

Mongrel Mob and Black Power gang members have been recommended to meet for a restorative justice meeting after fighting in Timaru.

Principal faces inquiry

Charles Harter

Complaint laid against principal after veteran teacher jailed for three years over child-sex offences.

Teen jailed for 'impulsive' beating

jail cell

Teen who beat a man so badly he was unrecognisable him says it was "impulsive decision".

Toy gun triggers raid

Police

Armed police raided an Auckland house following reports of a man brandishing a hand gun from his vehicle, only to find the 'weapon' was a fake. 

Stabbed in stomach

Police

A man was stabbed in the stomach and face, and another man cut on his hands during a confrontation in Woodville, east of Palmerston North.

Maddie man's charges

British paedophile connected to the Madeleine McCann case was facing three charges of indecent assault in NZ.

Illegal plants bring community work

Court

A long community work sentence has been imposed on a woman who illegally brought threatened plants into Christchurch on a flight from China.

Addict stole from father

Court

A gambling addict who stole her father's $91,000 nest egg has been jailed.

Kaitaia lodge owner bailed

Michael Harris

Lodge operator charged with indecently assaulting young male guests is bailed to Auckland with strict conditions.

Jailed for attack on cop

Gavel

A man who knocked out a police officer after he intervened in a mass brawl has been jailed for a year.

Predator teacher jailed

Charles Harter

Teacher who sexually offended against young girls during lessons has been sent to jail.

No charges in knife scare

Police

Man who took out a craft knife to open package at Dunedin Work and Income office let off with warning.

'Excessive use of force'

Police

Police actions in setting dog on to man who had hands in the air unlawful, says IPCA.

Shanking a 'pre-emptive strike'

Court

Paremoremo prisoner handed a two year, nine month jail term for assisting in prison "shanking".

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