A concerned father sparked an armed offenders callout in Le Cren St this morning.
Police are investigating a Dannevirke house fire they say is suspicious.
"Tunnel vision" led police to charge Mark Lundy with the murder of his wife and daughter, court hears.
A Christchurch house is cordoned off while a specialist police team searches for firearms.
A 23-year-old New Plymouth man has pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to kill and kidnapping.
Two women and a man have been arrested over the gunpoint robbery of Napier's KFC.
Luna Short was in the womb when the car her mother was driving was struck by a man drunk on beer and vodka.
Three prisoners have been injured by fellow inmates at Christchurch Men's Prison, with one still critical in hospital.
A prominent New Zealander facing 12 charges of indecent assault has retained name suppression.
A wanted man has been arrested by plain-clothes cop in the middle of a cricket game at Wellington's Basin Reserve.
Collapse of the family finances was the motive or the trigger for the Lundy murders, the Crown alleges.
Mark Lundy's lawyer tells the jury it is "entitled to be deeply concerned" about the integrity of the police investigation.
Police in Queenstown have revealed the scale of a highly-developed credit card scam.
Police are investigating an alleged early morning sexual assault on a woman in Christchurch.
Mark Lundy either killed his wife and daughter - or he's the unluckiest man in the world, a jury has been told.
Queenstown police have arrested a man in a credit card scamming investigation.
An inmate has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was allegedly assaulted inside Christchurch Men's Prison.
A disorientated Rototuna man who stumbled into the home of four flatmates got more than he bargained for.
A spate of Auckland vehicle thefts by young people could end in tragedy, police warn.
Closing statements are underway after Mark Lundy elected not to take the stand in his own defence.
Man gets another four years in jail after admitting armed robbery of Phillipstown PostShop.
Duane Burgess back in prison for 18 months after threatening to kill two probation officers.
A family were traumatised after a home invader smashed his way into their home and attacked the son.
A former apprentice jockey has been jailed after being found with drugs soon after finishing another sentence for drugs possession.
A new bill to remove name suppression from paedophiles when the victims want their attacker named, is to be introduced to Parliament by NZ First.
Police withdraw suggestion that attack on Ivy Bar manager Steve Mawhinney was homophobic.
Heat pump cleaners preyed on an elderly woman with dementia, getting her to pay four times.
A 51-year-old man charged over a road rage incident will spend two weeks in psychiatric hospital custody.
Man who ruptured baby son's spleen and liver because he was angry the boy's mother left the house without him jailed for seven years.
Hamilton couple running from police over alleged child assault also wanted by organised criminal groups, police say.