Rheece John Hudson drove carelessly after drinking, and nearly died.
Family arrived to find paramedics trying to revive Anthony Hallmond on a Te Awamutu street.
Sameh Ali says the first he knew of alleged knifing was when he was attacked by a bleeding man.
Gustav Sanft wailed in court as the sawn-off shotgun which killed his two-year-old daughter was fired as evidence.
A man who punched a family member and drove into his car has been convicted with dangerous driving and assault.
A Timaru man who failed a drug impairment test had a charge of being incapable of driving his vehicle dismissed by a judge.
She struggled to breathe as her ex-partner grabbed her around the throat.
Roles this good don't come along often. So how do you play the determined amateur who solved her brother's murder?
Meth dealer gets longer prison stint, after Crown appeal finds judge made mistake in initial sentencing.
A prowler who peered into flats in Dunedin's student quarter has been arrested.
A teenager who had sex with a girl aged under 16 will pay for her counselling as part of his sentence.
Two men, one a solo father of two and the other with a 9-month-old child, were sentenced on drugs charges on the same day.
Claiming there's an "old boys' club" among Marlborough's legal fraternity probably isn't going to help.
Muddy fields leads paddock skidder to speeding and burnouts on public roads.
Teacher grabbed the boy's backpack for a word, but the strap broke and the 12-year-old fell between closing doors.
Cops are on the hunt after a pair of elephant sculptures were poached from outside a Northland Thai restaurant.
A police error resulted in a case against a member of a prominent Dunedin family to be thrown out.
Abrupt end to trial of woman accused of being a party to her daughter's rape.
A Hastings man could face jail after being caught trying to sell Viagra pills on the black market.
Security guard responded to first raid and spooked thieves as they attempted a second.
After he was taken advantage of while drunk, a man sought retribution against his abuser.
Carly Stewart was allegedly murdered with a 30cm kitchen knife at a women's pamper day last year.
A Nelson police officer who shot a wanted man was "justified", the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found.
Drug dealer used six cellphones and texted codes like "holla for a dollar" in alleged meth ring, police said.
Police claim the group used bottles and rocks to assault another woman.
Seven years after burglar pawns diamond ring, police realise he gave Cash Converters his real name.
Accused allegedly said to cop: "What else would you do if you found him with your missus?"
Hutt Valley woman charged with assisting a suicide may face trial early next year.
A 29-year-old has been arrested over the gunpoint carjacking of a Chevrolet Caprice in Hamilton.
Another dairy raid caps a spate of crimes across Nelson on a busy weekend for police.