If the DHB won't fund a drug rehab facility, community should do it, meth user's mum says.
Two men face firearms and drug charges after the armed offenders squad stormed two rural West Coast properties.
Armed police and a helicopter were called to Rangiora over what turned out to be a toy gun.
A week ago, three mosque shooting survivors feared for their lives. Today, they have been moved by the compassion and love shown to them by fellow Kiwis: "This was an extraordinary day to be a Muslim".
Welcome homecoming for Damian Stone as he is sworn in as a Māori Land Court judge.
An Invercargill man who punched a man at a 30th birthday last year, who later died, has been found not guilty of manslaughter.
Police are looking for two men in relation to the theft of the artefact that was taken almost two weeks ago.
Parental abdication and confabulation among the issues jurors will need to consider in High Court manslaughter trial.
Charges continue to mount against a woman already at court over a stolen mail investigation.
The wife of a man killed by a truck while walking his dog says his death still torments her.
A father got into a cannabis operation with his son and daughter out of a "misguided sense of loyalty".
A motorcyclist's dangerous driving set in motion a series of events which led to the death of a man he considered family.
A nurse wants a chance to challenge the now withdrawn statement of a sexual relationship.
Christchurch restaurant owner Mohammed Imran Khan made it his mission to bring the taste of his hometown to NZ.
A young woman feels like she died the day she was abducted and sexually violated in a public toilet, court told.
Name suppression lifts on fifth person in connection to alleged murder of man dropped off at emergency department.
A suspected fleeing driver has been arrested on State Highway 1 near Tawa, north of Wellington's central city.
He was two weeks from getting his licence back when he led police on a dangerous, high-speed chase.
Manslaughter accused says he had no option but to instantly defend himself against a drunk, belligerent assailant
Petition handed to parliament shows growing public sentiment for gun law reforms.
A judge lets Reihana Nahona know exactly what he thinks of his one-punch street attack.
Using the suppressed name of a sex attack victim was an honest mistake, lawyer tells court.
He allegedly damaged three police cars in a Christchurch chase, but he's too scared to go to court in wake of terror attack.
Broken bones on a baby only weeks old wouldn't have shown up as bruises, a trial in the High Court at Christchurch was told.
Mother's devastation 'written all over her face', says daughter.
Aunt of Isaiah Neil took his two siblings to live with her after finding their caregivers passed out from synthetic cannabis use.
Jury takes just 30 minutes to decide on acquittal; court heard condom came off during sex.
Afa Brown died after being shot in south Auckland in the early hours of March 10.
A young driver has admitted to killing his friend in a single-car crash which occurred in Taranaki late last year.
Teen who shot fireworks from car window sentenced to community work and ordered to pay $7400.