Crime

Hunter convicted after dog ran off

A dog is man's best friend, until it leads you on an illegal wild pig chase.

Teacher faces sex trial

Justice.

Student was "creeped out" by an Auckland teacher charged with committing indecent acts against girls, court hears.

Baby death probe continues

Flowers have been laid for a baby boy who died of fatal injuries as police continue to focus on a Truman Rd address in Bryndwr.

Police show neighbours photographs of a young man and woman as they investigate the death of a baby boy.

Man admits sex charges

Court

A 49-year-old man has admitted repeated sexual violations of a girl from the age of 10 and is in custody awaiting sentence on 16 charges.

Shoplifters have a crack at safe

handcuffs, arrest

A store safe was one of a number of commercial scale items people tried to steal in a spate of shoplifting attempts.

Teens ditch car, flee police

New Zealand Police Car, Auckland, New Zealand, Monday, October 02, 2006. Credit:NZPA/Wayne Drought

A car-load of teens are facing police action after they ran from a routine traffic stop.

Murder trial on hold

Court judge's gavel.

The trial of the man accused of murdering Whanganui man Whetu Hansen has been delayed.

Dunedin murder accused not named

Police examine the house in Waldronville, Dunedin, where Vicki Lee Warrington was found dead.

Man accused of murdering Dunedin woman Vicki Warrington appears in court with heavily bandaged arm.

Pair charged after man dies in Nelson

Police vehicles outside the Franklyn Village apartment complex in Nelson

Screams were heard from the scene of a vicious assault which led to the death of a man in Nelson.

MP charged in fight

NZ First MP Clayton Mitchell: "I've been to many picnics where they've been serving up knuckle sandwiches".

Clayton Mitchell reveals fight with gang member 18 years ago landed him with assault charge.

Probe into baby's death continues

A scene examination is continuing at the Truman Rd house where a 15-month-old boy was fatally injured.

Police speak to two adults who lived at baby's home, but investigations are "ongoing".

Man sought after student attacked

Invercargill police seek man suspected of assaulting female student.

Invercargill Police seeking public help to catch man after a female student was assaulted.

Mental health link to stabbings

Johnsonville stabbing victim Noel Hudson Garratt, 67, a "beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother."

Mental health carers saw accused only hours before attack that cost one life, and left four wounded.

Family honours stabbing victim

Johnsonville stabbing victim Hudson Garratt.

The family of Johnsonville stabbing victim Hudson Garratt have paid tribute to a ''dear dad and loving husband''.

Murder charge laid after Dunedin death

Police working at the Waldronville, Dunedin, house where Vicki Lee Warrington was found dead.

Police charge 22-year-old man with murder in relation to the death of a Dunedin woman.

Stabbing victim 'touched lives'

Police at Broderick Rd, Johnsonville, close to where Noel Hudson Garratt was stabbed to death.

Man stabbed to death in Wellington, allegedly by a woman, was a strong and active believer in Jesus Christ.

An 'admirable' maths teacher

Former Auckland Grammar School Teacher Simon Toon, who has been convicted of performing an indecent act in a classroom.

Auckland Grammar teacher Simon Toon, who was caught masturbating in a classroom, downloaded porn when employed at King's College.

Cops must stop arguing and write a cheque

Richard Neville, pictured with wife Donna, is suing police after being caught in the crossfire during a 2009 motorway shootout.

OPINION: Tight-fisted police need to face up to their responsibilities to the victim of a botched motorway shoot-out.

'I've lost faith in police'

The lives of Richard Neville, his wife Donna and his two sons have changed tragically since he was injured during a police shoot-out.

After being used as a 'human shield' in a fatal shootout on a city motorway, Richard Neville is suing police for $1.4 million.

Baby boy dies suddenly

Investigation teams move into the scene.

The forensic examination is expected to take up to four days.

Dead Dunedin woman named

Police working at the Waldronville, Dunedin, house where Vicki Lee Warrington was found dead.

Vicki Lee Warington, 48, was found dead at a Dunedin house on Friday.

Stabbing case: bedside hearing

Police at the Broderick St, Johnsonville cordon.

Woman, 25, to be held in hospital until next court appearance.

Dog starved on diet of noodles

An Auckland dog found almost starved to death had to be put down.

An Auckland man has been found guilty of animal abuse after his dog was found almost starved to death on a diet of noodles.

Scott Watson denied parole

Scott Watson in the High Court in Christchurch. He was denied parole.

Scott Watson turned down in first parole hearing after serving 17 years for the murder of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart.

Auckland Grammar teacher in lewd act

Former Auckland Grammar School teacher Simon Toon was convicted of performing an indecent act in his classroom at lunch time.

Auckland teacher who masturbated in classroom to pornography at lunch time was from Auckland Grammar

Drug trial collapses

A drug trial collapsed this week for reasons that are suppressed.

What was supposed to be a six-week trial has been abandoned in the first week.

$28,000 of meth seized

Methamphetamine with a street value of $28,000 was seized during a raid of a Kaiapoi home.

An ounce of methamphetamine with a street value of $28,000 was seized after police raided a Kaiapoi home.

Gold trader sentenced to prison

Gold trader Kairuaiti Tangata Oropai Robert Kairua has been sentenced to nearly four years behind bars

An Auckland gold trader has been sentenced to nearly four years prison for stealing from clients.

Dunedin man shot

Police at the scene of a shooting in Dunedin on Friday.

A Dunedin man has been shot, and his assailant remains at large.

Armed standoff stand-down video

The house on Mould St where armed police fired 17 canisters of tear gas.

Police fired at least 17 canisters of tear gas while conducting a search warrant for stolen firearms in Taranaki.

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