Two Dunedin buses were shot at by an alleged drive-by shooter with an air rifle yesterday.
A Wellington poet who locked a woman in his shop and raped her has been jailed.
Police are seeking witnesses after a "well-known" offender committed indecent acts in sight of girl.
A doctor convicted of indecent assault against the two young children of a close friend has lost his medical registration.
A ''high-risk'' Timaru paedophile has been sentenced to 18 years' jail.
Jail term of five years and nine months for man guilty of manslaughter leads to court outburst.
Thieves used a mining pickaxe to cleave open a private gun safe and access five firearms.
Palmerston North's notorious rates-day robber will leave prison on Monday.
Driver who was carjacked was dragged from the vehicle, beaten and then abandoned.
Convicted murderer breached release conditions with alcohol, cannabis, straying from house.
Warrant issued to arrest Levin man charged with assaulting the manager of a Wellington gay bar.
Principal who allegedly assaulted ex wife unsuccessful in his application to have charges dismissed.
Man charged with assault after a 3-year-old boy was seriously burnt in West Otago.
A man accused of posessing police clothing has been arrested and charged after an early morning raid.
Helen Milner reaches out to Supreme Court after appeal to overturn convictions for murdering her husband is rejected.
Police are investigating a sexual assault on the staff member of a Napier retirement home.
Man whose family made a business out of drugs has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
The Crown's appeal against Korotangi Paki's discharge without conviction will be heard in November.
Seddon man found not guilty of assaulting his partner, despite the judge believing he lied in court.
Revelations of Taranaki's drug underworld suitable for an episode of TV's Breaking Bad unfolded in court yesterday.
Shoulder-surfers who eye up pin numbers at ATMs and then steal eftpos cards are being investigated by police.
Senior Dunedin City Council manager steps down but says he knew nothing of major fraud.
The Whaleoil blogger has complained to police over Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics.
Three men charged with deceitfully arranging entry of 18 Indian nationals into New Zealand.
Two men, with only two good legs between them, failed to get away from police in Auckland.
Christchurch man acquitted on all charges after a four-day blackmail-for-sex trial in the High Court.
Two teenagers forced their way into a home and assaulted an elderly woman with her walking sticks.
Man "reluctantly" pleads guilty to attacking his mum with a club and his stepfather with scissors.
Two men who "phantom" financed the importation of machinery to keep business afloat have been jailed.
Review of police handling of "out of control" parties shows officers overstep the mark at times, but brings clarification of their powers.