Four people have been remanded in custody after police raided six Auckland properties in relation to a cannabis-growing operation.
The critically injured man had a badly swollen face and was covered in blood following the assault, a witness said.
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Hundreds of plant pots, lighting equipment, flowering additives, and what appeared to be the dregs of a marijuana crop are packed into the skip.
Handcuffed to a handrail inside a toilet at Hutt Hospital, Uditha Punchihewa launched his daring escape.
The Lego men are dancing alongside escape convicts, Peaky Blinders and actual police officers. It must be the Hyde St Party.
John Walder lost $58,000 to a fraudster employee. She was supposed to pay him back but two years on, he's only received $374.
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Members of the Head Hunters are believed to have thrown molotov cocktails at a business owned by a Mongol member in north Auckland.
A central Wellington bar must close at 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays after its owner was found to be struggling to properly manage “challenging” behaviour by “high-risk” patrons, including fights and people climbing onto the balcony from the street.
One victim tells him she feels safe now he's behind bars. She hasn't felt that way since the day she was raped.
The man has been taken to hospital after being found injured on a footpath in Rānui.
A young girl is now “terrified of her own bed” after more than three years of sexual abuse at the hands of her stepfather.
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The raid comes amid rising gang tensions in the city which saw shots fired at a 5-star CBD hotel.
Hoons ripped-up a Dunedin beach and may have killed a rare little blue penguin found dead on the beach a short time later.
The owner of a historical Temuka building used for a commercial cannabis enterprise has been sentenced for his role in the sophisticated growing operation.
The 30-year-old Auckland man is also alleged to have harrassed another person by sending them constant social media messages.
The lockdown was ended after the Defence Force's Explosive Ordnance Disposal squad found nothing of concern in a suspicious vehicle.
Victim's family gasped as Damelza Hohipa was sentenced to three years and four months' jail after stabbing Davis Colin Phillips, 56.
A woman kidnapped a man she used to babysit after sending him to buy drugs and the deal went sour, the New Plymouth District Court has heard.
Thieves have repeatedly used rocks to smash their way into a rural Waikato café and ice cream parlour, leaving the owner concerned about the future.
Pauline Hanna's sudden death remains unexplained as police wait for "various results and analysis”.
The 20-year-old fell asleep at the wheel of his car and hit a cyclist, who was on his way to volunteer at a riding for the disabled club.
Mrs P was accused of lying about her abuse and convicted of perjury. But despite the Court of Appeal quashing the conviction, the state says she doesn't deserve a pay-out.
Basher's 11 months waiting for a trial means he has already served his sentence. But rules are rules, court hears.
After being hit over the head for his bag, a Taranaki teenager lay unconscious with a fractured skull and brain bleed as his attacker was sped off in a car.
Incident at Auckland's Sofitel hotel was connected to a shooting at the Head Hunters headquarters and a bomb squad callout on the North Shore.
The AI used for facial recognition is known to be less accurate when differentiating non-white faces.
Dozens and sometimes hundreds of frontline police officers have been given temporary arming orders 47 times in the last 10 months, as fears around gun violence escalate.