Police have charged a 19-year-old in the shooting death of 46-year-old Isaac Dale Bushell.
A 21-year-old man is charged with critically injuring another man with heavy object after party in South Aucckland.
A drinking buddy who allegedly spiked his mate's beer put the man in hospital for four days.
Teenager asks to keep drink-driving charge a secret because publicity could have "extreme consequences" for famous father.
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Police are blaming "human error" for searching and damaging the wrong house.
Former Nelson liquidator will spend Christmas on home detention after he lost his bid to go to NZ's highest court.
Police say they have "serious concerns" for the safety of a Whanganui man last seen November 24.
Man sought in relation to attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl in Washdyke has been arrested.
Police made a dawn arrest of a man wanted after a school girl was allegedly abducted while cycling.
Mystery surrounds days-long search of Linton property, leaving neighbours uneasy.
Woodville vexatious litigant Jay Reid may seek permission to take legal action against the Tararua District Council over its proposal to lease reserves to farmers.
A 72-year-old man who sexually molested a young woman escapes further penalty by paying her $10,000.
Woman accused of killing husband nicknamed 'black widow' for questions about poison.
A New Plymouth driver led police on a crazy 30km-long pursuit, running red lights and reaching speeds of more than 130kmh.
Police are stalling releasing a report about "issues" at Chch station where corrupt police officer worked.
A Southland teenager faces 23 charges after allegedly being caught supplying and procuring illegal drugs.
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.