A new set of offences could come from a review of NZ's "horrific" domestic violence problem.
Roy Mataki faces a February trial accused of murdering a young mother at an Upper Hutt party.
Police finish scene examination after shooting of David Cerven, but won't say if he was armed.
Elderly woman sexually assaulted in "brazen" home invasion.
A shipping container full of more than 30 years of memories has vanished from a Canterbury property.
Woman who carried close to three ounces of meth on a flight into Nelson pleads guilty.
Police searching for missing girl LA Tukerangi hunt for car sighted in Rotorua.
Wayne Patterson would have been freed last week if he hadn't sent a forged letter.
The elderly man murdered at his home in Christchurch has been named as Harold Richardson.
Killer denied parole, then admits using a cellphone to watch movies behind bars.
Concerned Kiwis offer a bashed backpacker anything from places to stay to odd jobs.
The house where Katrina Rose Drummond was killed is up for sale.
Rangimaria White was ill on the road and unable to move moments before she was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver.
Friends of a young Slovakian man shot by police in central Auckland have expressed their shock at his sudden death.
Father of a missing 15-year-old believes his daughter is "playing along" with an older man to keep herself safe.
Anti-rape advocate says she feels violated after her house is ransacked.
Man reportedly pulled gun on man after crash in Hamilton East.
Man who started street fight that ended in Connor Morris' death was "amped up" when he kicked a stranger.
Three charged over the death of Matthew Stevens have been remanded until a February trial.
The mother of five-year-old Leon Jayet-Cole, who died in hospital, will go on trial on a charge of failing to get him medical treatment.
Police caught up with a fleeing motorcyclist at Palmerston North's Awatapu College about 4am.
"New Zealand has a reputation as a safe place for tourists. This type of offending erodes that reputation."
Information has emerged regarding the past of the young man fatally shot by police on Sunday night.
Woman describes drunken party just before a fight broke out and Connor Morris was killed with a sickle.
More money could be coming to tackle domestic violence.
A man shot dead by police left his passport at a dairy authorities say he robbed days earlier.
Backpacker was asked if he could "speak English" in an attack that left him with a broken jaw.
Nelson teacher aide created fake Facebook account to sexually groom learning-impaired student.
The mother of a 15-year-old girl allegedly being held by a career criminal says she is beside herself with worry.
Wellington police arrested a 17-year-old after several violent late-night street muggings.