A man was knocked unconscious and then beaten while on the pavement in Queenstown last night.
Woman found dead in Taranaki house a much-loved member of the community, resident says.
Two men could be working together to impersonate animal control officers and steal dogs.
Taranaki police have been dealing with a serious incident at a Stratford property.
The men suspected of murdering Kiwi backpacker Nick Heyward in Argentina will go to trial.
Teenager pleads guilty to four charges over assault of elderly couple in theri Kapiti Coast home.
Four Waikato girls are being investigated in relation to a spate of car thefts in Auckland.
A mystery couple who alarmed Auckland park-goers by appearing in masks have come forward to police.
Jailed finance directors Neal Nicholls and Wayne Douglas have had their first parole hearings deferred after an error was made with their eligibility dates.
Man who built a house with his ex-wife set fire to it, then sat on the lawn drinking wine and watching it burn.
Christchurch man with "strong" political views admits threatening to put victims' heads on poles.
A new crime-scene camera collects almost a million laser data points per second and can generate a 100 gigabyte 3D image in seconds.
While waiting to be sentenced for causing a crash Leslie Gypsy Paaka headed out again in a car after drinking.
Palmerston North woman may have big bills to pay after defrauding IRD of thousands.
Caught drink driving, Blues player with All Blacks potential has learnt his lesson, judge says.
A motorcyclist wearing boardshorts and a singlet led police on a high-speed chase through Hamilton.
Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl in South Auckland.
Woman reportedly said she intended to stay drunk until her next court appearance.
Owner of one of 18 cars with slashed tyres says the damage left her out of pocket and unable to attend work.
Man who left a hard drive with over 50,000 child abuse images on it at Wellington airport sentenced in UK.
A prisoner who escaped from the Christchurch courthouse through an unlocked door has been jailed.
Tararua man who inflicted two nights of rape, terror on woman sentenced to 13 years.
It would have taken special pliers and two people to force on the docking ring which cost Garfield his leg.
An Aussie driver whose keys were taken by a highway vigilante on the Lindis Pass has been fined.
A blaze that destroyed part of a marae overnight is being treated as suspicious by police.
A Hamilton man who allegedly escaped from court cells using a swipe card has had one of his charges withdrawn.
Police investigate whether two separate car chases in Hamilton overnight are linked.
A builder has admitted his role in an attack on cricketer Jesse Ryder outside a Christchurch bar.
An Auckland school is reeling after its newly installed Maori carving was set on fire.
Teens aged 13 and 14 have been accused of slashing tyres on 18 cars overnight.