Auckland man sent to prison for 19 months after fellow passengers saw what he was looking at, and phoned police.
Four robbers stormed a Christchurch bakery armed with an axe and hammer on Friday morning.
A driver allegedly crashed into 19 cars on nine streets across Christchurch.
Alleged mail thief was caught with his hand in the letterbox after a resident dialled 111, police say.
A Muslim man was banned from going to Christchurch's mosques because of his behaviour soon after the March 15 terror attack.
A businessman accused of bribing an Auckland Council official says his daughter will be bullied at school if he is named.
A passenger on a flight to Dunedin got off the plane almost three times over the limit before attempting to drive out of the airport.
Shayne Heappey went to a gang house to "collect his punishment" and ended up bleeding in a hospital car park.
Name of man charged with assault after death of five-month-old remains secret.
First court appearance for man alleged to have fatally struck a man with a chainsaw bar.
Police leading the homicide investigation into Wilson's death have arrested a woman on charges of perverting the course of justice.
Malcolm David Shearer, a double bankrupt, was saved from jail by his estranged children after he was convicted of his third fraud.
Police swooped in on a Foxton house calling out for "Wiremu", but came away empty handed.
Caught twice in one hour, the driver of a house bus continued to drive even after police took his keys.
Letters tendered to judge show different side to Black Power attacker, court hears.
While inside he has stabbed another prisoner six times in the neck and assaulted a guard. But he's been "incident free" for almost two years.
A man used an imitation pistol to hold off police during a car chase, sparking a district-wide arming of frontline police in Canterbury.
A woman was lured into a man's car under the promise of a safe ride and indecently assaulted.
A jail sentence is "inevitable" for an Otago man who had thousands of child sex abuse images and videos, a judge says.
Emotional and grieving, Paul Harris punched James Shaw several times.
Meth dealer James Finn entered court a Pākehā, but heads to jail as a Samoan.
A prisoner was kicked and punched dozens of time in an exercise yard incident captured on CCTV.
He was a sergeant at arms, but when he came home he put his patch in the wardrobe.
Only two officers were in charge of the four offenders, who are believed not to have been handcuffed at the time they made their bid for freedom.
Police say the items include snowboard helmets, sunglasses, shoes and smaller items like loose change.
Obidiah Wulf is accused of leading police on a 22km chase in a stolen car before smashing into a cop car.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a stranger at a Christchurch petrol station.
A woman thought she was going to die when a man headbutted her, then grabbed her by the throat and body slammed her after a party.
Two years after he severed his father-in-law's hand with a machete, Shaan Roker is being sent back to Australia.
The 23-year-old man is also accused of assaulting a toddler and threatening to kill seven other people.