Flaws in Sounds murder case video

Ben Smart and Olivia Hope disappeared in the Marlborough Sounds in 1998.

Some things come to mind easily in the Scott Watson case, then it gets murky - not just because it's decades on.

A better way to fix miscarriages of justice

Teina Pora's conviction was quashed in 2015, 21 years after he was jailed for murdering Susan Burdett in her Auckland home.

OPINION: Why NZ needs a new way to handle miscarriages of justice, and what that new way could be.

'Why did my daughter die?'

Three-year-old Fatima.

Parents of a girl reportedly killed during a New Zealand SAS raid have spoken of their heartbreak.

NZDF manipulated firefight clip video

The manipulated footage of the Battle of Baghak replaces dialogue with gunfire.

OPINION: Gunfire added to the video of the Battle of Baghak in place of dialogue is nothing short of propaganda.

Friendly fire incident 'possible'

Defence Force chief Lieutenant General Tim Keating refused to front for an interview with Stuff Circuit and barred staff ...

Kiwi and friendly Afghan forces may have fired on each other by accident, the Defence Force admits.

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Officer ordered booby trap

Revelations from The Valley include allegations about booby-trapping charges laid against two officers.

Despite potential for war crime, charges dropped because soldier "gave the order in the heat of the moment”.

Afghan war failed - president video

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Former president's damning verdict: "We have more radicalism, we have more extremism, we have more attacks."

'Tell public what troops did'

Marianne Elliott, right, at a protest this week calling on the Government to open an independent inquiry into an SAS-led ...

Controversial testing programme at odds with public perception, activist says.

Exploited as a war hero?

Pralli Durrer.

Comrades spoke proudly of Pralli Durrer's bravery, selflessness and humility.

The soldier who blew the whistle on his superior

The family of Captain Daniel Thompson. Left to right, his mother Angela, father Graeme, and sister Rosie.

Dan Thompson was a soldier’s soldier - with integrity.

Slain soldier's mother: 'I felt deceived'

Rory Malone.

Rory Malone's mother thinks the official inquiry into the fatal Battle of Baghak was a whitewash.

NZ stayed too long - Clark

By 2008, Helen Clark's Government was aware of the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and wanted to review ...

Our soldiers should have left Afghanistan sooner, says the PM who launched NZ's decade-long deployment.

NZ army's CIA task

New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan took part in a controversial biometric data programme, The Valley has revealed.

NZ soldiers helped collect biometric data for a controversial programme the public was never told about.

New Zealand's legacy in war-torn Afghanistan

Former district governor of Baglan province, Hajji Sangin Mohammad.

Did New Zealand’s mission contribute more than just warm fuzzies?

Former PM's SAS concerns

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark.

Helen Clark says military chiefs need to front up over allegations surrounding a SAS firefight.

The war of silence

The war of silence

Afghanistan was never a peace-keeping mission. What did we really do there?

Before and after Apiata's medal

Villagers have described the events that unfolded when NZ SAS troopers visited in 2004.

Calls for apology and punishment over firefight at centre of one of NZ's proudest military episodes.

This is not what leaders do

The Defence Force declined three years of interview requests for Stuff Circuit's The Valley.

OPINION: Silence from the Defence Force reeks of a lack of accountability.

Meet Stuff Circuit

The Stuff Circuit team, from left, Phil Johnson, Paula Penfold, Eugene Bingham and Toby Longbottom.

The talented investigators revealing hidden details about NZ's war in Afghanistan.

Hidden history of Afghan war

Two New Zealanders and four Afghans died in the 2012 Battle of Baghak.

Documentary reveals secret details about operations involving our soldiers.

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