Crime

Ex-cop pleads guilty

blowers trial lawyer

Ex-cop accused of stealing and supplying confiscated meth unexpectedly admits his guilt.

Hager fights police raid case

Author Nicky Hager has kicked off his court battle with police over their raid on his house earlier this month, which he believes was illegal. 

Cops hurt in pursuit

Forde

Driver Tasered after allegedly ramming police car in a dramatic chase in Christchurch today.

Mum's the word for accused

Court

Woman on drug charges wins suppression because her name is the same as her well-known mother's.

Hoodie murder appeal opens

Gavel

Two convictions quashed in reopened case of a man wrongly linked to gangs by his red hoodie.

Sex convictions quashed

Court

Man has convictions overturned after new rape allegation at trial.

Unique kauri gum pieces stolen

Kauri

A Northland family are devastated after dozens of rare kauri gum artefacts were stolen from their family museum.

Homeless teens admit joyride

Court

Car thieves "encouraged" by joyriding friends, judge says as four plead guilty over escapade.

Drug bust lands three in court

Court

Former synthetic cannabis retailer faces drugs charges in wake of Rotorua police raids.

'He can't hide forever'

kennard

Police have revealed that fugitive gunman Jahdai Kennard is wanted for a string of other violent offences.

Police car side-swiped in chase

police chase

Driver admits 11 charges related to car chase after police drop charge of assault on female officer.

Meth, pistols and a mustang

pistol and drugs

Police have seized methamphetamine, a pile of cash, guns, a Mustang and property in raid.

'Senseless and reckless'

Michael Paul Zimmerman

A failed appeal means a man's seven year jail sentence for manslaughter will stand.

Arrest made after alleged assault

Arrest, arrested, handcuffs

A teenager has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Napier.

Teen sentenced for tourist assault

Court

Blenheim man who violently robbed an American tourist sentenced to home detention.

Group arrested after police pursuit

Police

A fifth person has been charged in relation to a high speed pursuit in South Canterbury on Tuesday.

Driver fined for trying to hit teen

Gavel

Mother who attempted to run down young woman fined and disqualified from driving.

Man turns himself in

Police

A bricklayer accused of injuring an Invercargill man at the weekend has been remanded on bail.

Arrest after attempted drowning

Napier's Marine Parade

Man arrested after attempted drowning of woman in sea off Napier.

Victim buoyed by support

louise hemsley

Central Otago victim of a sex crime says she has received overwhelming support since going public.

Tania Barclay tips flood in

Tania barclay

Police receive several calls about missing woman after offering $50,000 reward for information.

'Where is the respect?'

Roast Busters

Police won't charge men in relation to Roast Busters sex case but question morals of those involved. | Police report | Key details

Roast Busters case: Police shocked by alcohol use

Police investigating the Roast Busters scandal shocked by amount of alcohol consumed by those involved.

Gunman remains at large

Tahunanui cordoned off after sighting

kennard

Police cordon off area but fail to find wanted gunman after a reported sighting in Tahunanui, Nelson.

'Irreplaceable' Kauri gum stolen

Kauri

Thousands of dollars worth of Kauri gum artefacts have been stolen from a museum in Northland.

Knife-throwing woman 'snapped'

Prasad

A woman who threw a knife, which embedded in her partner's skull, has been given home detention.

Roast Busters: By the numbers

Police

Police aren't charging anyone over the Roast Busters group allegations but here are some key facts from the investigation.

Conviction over Popo's death stands

Popo

A woman found guilty of murdering her 1-year-old godson has failed in a bid to appeal her conviction.

Armed pair rob bar

Police

Staff at a Hamilton bar were allegedly held at knifepoint by two armed men.

Wanted man 'possibly armed'

Michael Edmonds

Hamilton police are looking for a man they say could be armed and should not be approached.

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