Crime

Gunman still on the run

Joshua Mason Kite, 33, is wanted in relation to a shooting incident in Northland.

Police have identified the man they believe shot at officers and stole a police car.

Trade Me 'fraudster' on the run

Andrew George, who police are trying to track down.

He's accused of ordering goods with payment on delivery, but then failing to pay up.

Pair face rapist in court

Te Anga Tipene was sentenced to 11 years in prison at the High Court in Hamilton on Friday.

GRAPHIC CONTENT: Two of the bravest women in Hamilton watch their whimpering rapist get jailed for 11 years.

Serious assault in Auckland

Emergency services were called to Riverview Rd, Panmure, just before 2am on Saturday.

Man left with grave injuries after being set on by group of people in early morning melee.

Trio arrested for early break-in

Police arrested three youths around 7am on Saturday.

Three youths have handed over tools they allegedly used to break in to a Wellington home.

Nelson deals with 'serious crime' inquiries

Nelson Bays district police area is experiencing a backlog of "serious crime".

Nelson police call in backup to cope with 'serious crime' inquiries.

Child-rape jury still undecided

Robert Tautari, 24, is accused of violating and raping two girls and assaulting a boy in 2013 and 2014.

Jury could not reach a verdict into alleged child-rape case, after 12 hours.

Fog machine foils burglary

A fog cannon can fill a room within seconds.

Burglars met by a thick cloud of fog after breaking into a Masterton service station.

Teen rapist jailed

The Palmerston North courthouse.

Tears flowed down a Palmerston North teenager's face as he was led to the cells to start a jail sentence for raping a 71-year-old woman.

Two arrested for dairy stabbing

Police have arrested two men linked to the attack that saw Porirua dairy owner Jacob Ismail stabbed in the head and neck.

Police have arrested two men linked to attack on a Porirua dairy owner who was stabbed in the head.

Manhunt moves to Auckland video

Armed police patrol the streets of Kaiwaka in Northland on the hunt for a man who shot at police overnight in Whangarei.

Man who shot at cops in Northland is believed to have made his way further south.

Dotcom is heading back to court

Co-accused Finn Batato at the 2015 District Court hearing in front of Judge Nevin Dawson.

NZ's best-known entrepreneur/alleged digital pirate is lawyering up again. But why?

Thieves steal new kitchen

Stolen items worth more than $100,000, including a brand new kitchen, have been recovered by police at a property in ...

Police say Hawke's Bay thieves installed a stolen kitchen in their home

Garner: A solution for sex offenders

Placing a sex offender near Maungaraki School proves Corrections needs a total overhaul of how they handle these cases.

Community fury at sex offenders living in their street is understandable - but we can't allow mob justice to take over.

$30k fines for illegal dump site

Stuart Fisher's unofficial dump site in Hawera was filled with a mix of contaminants.

Moral of the story? Know where you have consent to dump rubbish.

Lester's street safety pledge

In 2014 the university and city council worked together to make the steps between the Terrace and Boyd Wilson park ...

Uni students back proposal to improve safety on Wellington's streets after reports of assaults.

Alleged protester gets bail

The ute that Ken Thurston allegedly drove on to the forecourt of Parliament on Budget Day 2016.

After more than two months in custody alleged Budget Day protester, Ken Thurston, gets bail.

Pair flee after robbery attempt

CCTV images of the two people involved in Friday's attempted robbery of the Te Awa Dairy in Napier.

Early morning attempted raid at Napier dairy is the latest in a spate of Hawke's Bay robberies.

Boiling water attack

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L-R:  Razor wire or razor ribbon on the perimeter fence.
The Arohata Women's Prison ...

Prisoner Charles Tawha poured boiling water on a guard's face, chest and stomach - leaving him with second degree burns.

Jail for abusing stepdaughter

A man will spend seven years and 10 months behind bars for sexual offending.

Judge labels abuser's excuses as "lame".

Corrupt mastermind or duped friend?

Flanked by supporters, Sir Ngatata Love arrives arrives at High Court in Wellington during the final week of the trial, ...

Crown claims Sir Ngatata Love was seeking enrichment. His defence says others took advantage of his trust.

'Someone's shooting at us'

Quinton Winders is on trial in the High Court in Rotorua for the 2013 killing

A witness in the stop-go murder trial says he ran for his life when he was shot at on a property bordering the accused's.

Guards bust man's bulge

Tinnies found in the man's pants at Springhill prison.

Corrections staff noticed a bulge in the visitor's waistband and, no, he wasn't happy to see them.

Sex offender worked with kids

'Cody Harris', whose real name is Brad Bower, was at the opening night of the Waiheke production of Precipice at the ...

Brad Bowers was arrested on Waiheke where he had been working in a community theatre.

Animal abuser's appeals dismissed

Anne Power, pictured at her Riverhead property in 2013, has had further appeals dismissed.

Court of Appeal dismisses Anne Power's appeals against sentence and conviction.

Driver flees police on rims

A 34-year-old man will appear in Hamilton District Court on Friday after a chase near Thames.

First he failed to stop then he drove through spikes and kept going on his rims for 5km.

Fraud accused denied bail

Joanne Harrison, also known as Joanne Sharp, is accused of defrauding taxpayers of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Woman accused of siphoning more than $700k from ministry before court.

Stabbed meat worker on mend

The man suffered a stab wound with a boning knife at the meatworks in Hamilton.

An alleged altercation inside a Greenlea Meats boning room ended with a knife in the worker's thigh.

Finger poke saved him

Phillip McLean looks at one of the injuries caused by Bear the dog.

Owner escapes jail, after uncontrollable dog's brutal attack on man was only stopped by a well placed finger poke.

Police hunt armed bank robber

An unidentified man showed bank staff a shotgun during a robbery on Thursday.

Man on run with gun after holding up an Auckland bank, getting the cash and running off with it.

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