Six people have been arrested after a two-day sting targeting a Manawatu methamphetamine supply ring.
The nine-year jail term imposed on a man who attacked a builder has been upheld on appeal.
Man admits attacking pigs with a steel mallet, and driving over one's head on a quad bike.
The man behind a cold-blooded execution in 2010 has been refused the right to appeal his conviction.
A mother who hit her 6-year-old daughter on the head when she swore at her says a judge was right to convict her of assault.
Suspected murder victim was not depressed in the lead up to his death, friend says.
Father accused of turning his garage into a den for child abuse appeals charges at the Supreme Court.
Police widen inquiry into teacher who admitted sexually abusing boys to include former pupils of a Te Kuiti school.
Man who hid drugs in 14 condoms in the ceiling at Auckland airport admits he never thought he'd get away with it.
Man wanted by police after attempted abduction of girl in Washdyke is named.
Agency is very concerned for health and wellbeing of 75-year-old who has been living outside its head office, chairwoman says.
Serial rapist Nicholas Reekie has told the Supreme Court that the Court of Appeal failed to fully acknowledge his abuse at the hands of prison staff and his trial had been skewed as a result.
A record multi-million dollar drug-bust shows New Zealand is "awash with immigrant crime", says NZ First leader Winston Peters.
A man who escaped from the Dunedin police cells yesterday is back behind bars, after being found at a Dunedin address last night.
Two-year grudge harboured over a drug debt motivates assault on man sleeping in same room as child and baby.
Judge riled by Work and Income after it brought prosecutions against a woman "struggling to cope".
Pair who defrauded over $130,000 from a taxpayer-funded organisation are sentenced to home detention.
A Southland teenager has been found not guilty of the manslaughter of his mate in a car crash.
He had picked out engagement ring, but love of his life was found dead before he could propose.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Bassett Road killings. The scene is now a family home - and a haunting memory for a troubled MP.
Police are seeking a potentially dangerous escapee from Dunedin central police station cells.
Helen Milner was reduced to tears as court heard audio of the 111 call she made after her husband's death.
Government says today's "significant" P raids sends strong warning to drug community.
Armed police searching for woman and partner after they fled a house near Whangarei.
Pike River mine worker devastated by tragedy sold drugs to support spiralling addiction.
A bill targeting P-cooks who produce the drug around children does not go far enough, the Police Association says.
Man who pulled neighbour's beard, bit his finger and threw bottle through window still to say sorry.
Man on the run after he grabbed a girl from bike but was stopped as he dragged her into bushes.
Police need the public's help in tracking down the men who violently robbed Grace's Bar in Papatoetoe on October 31.
Thieves thought to be posing as parking wardens smash their way into parking meters.