Police urge vigilance after a spike in the number of farm bike thefts.
Man found guilty of ripping out two women’s teeth with pliers and indecently assaulting one of them.
Roads near Tauranga were cordoned off in the search for an "agitated" man with a weapon.
Proposed monitoring of the alcohol and drug use of offenders and people on bail is a "major infringement of liberty", the Law Society says.
Inmates around the country could have phones and computers installed in their cells if the innovation proves a success at the Wiri correctional facility, opening in Auckland on Friday.
Jesse Ryder assault was a "run-of-the-mill matter" prompted by his attackers calling him tight and mean-spirited, court hears.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority's findings about the police investigation into John Banks' Auckland mayoral campaign funding have to stay under wraps for now.
Killed Auckland woman Cissy Chen was making a will to cut her partner out of her assets, Crown says.
Jury asked to decide if murder accused was acting in self-defence or as an aggressor when he fatally stabbed a Huntly man.
Claims cocktail of drugs cause of murder fail to convince Parole Board.
A Waikato teen is in police custody after he ran into the wrong man attempting to flee in a stolen car.
A woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the death of a toddler who was left in a car in the Whanganui hospital car park.
Otago baby taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries is now in a stable condition, police say.
The man fatally shot in an armed standoff with police in Thames on Saturday had been receiving treatment from mental health staff.
A man who allegedly evaded police in a car chase was found asleep in a stranger's home.
Scene investigation shows shots appeared to have been fired in early hours of morning.
Cyclist admits he "overreacted" in road-rage outburst over "careless drivers".
Remorse for the death of a teenager in a drag racing crash was "too little, too late".
Judge concludes the sixth day of murder trial by reminding the jury not to researching the case online.
Consent for tooth pulling given at the time and later regretted did not make it a crime, says Hansen's lawyer.
Woman tells Invercargill court she blacked out after hitting her head during alleged sexual assault by her cousin.
Convicted murderer Scott Watson gets judicial review after Corrections rejected his request to meet with a journalist behind bars.
A Nelson man has been fined for the damage caused as a result of "acrobatic running".
The trial of the man accused of killing Auckland woman Blessie Gotingco has resumed as usual in the High Court at Auckland, despite the court having to order the taking-down of an article about the case written by a court registrar.
Sisters assaulted children with metal pipe, wooden back scratcher and sticks.
Lawyers argue all remaining charges against Red Devils associates should be thrown out of court.
A New Zealand man living in Qatar has been sentenced to a year in prison after he was found guilty in a case involving the sexual assault of a seven-year-old girl.
A Nelson man has denied multiple charges of sex offending against children.
New breathalysers cut out need for long trips to nearest police station.
Man found dead in the cells of an Auckland court was facing serious charges, including kidnapping.