The courts will continue to operate with the current legal
aid system for the time being despite the Court of Appeal
ruling it unlawful.
Neill Ellis travelled from his home in the Bay of Plenty to
"Tornado Alley" in the United States to fulfil a lifelong
A man who sparked a major Armed Offenders Squad operation on
Auckland's North Shore yesterday has been granted interim
name suppression so a psychiatric report can be prepared.
A District Court judge who was walking her son's dog when it
injured a person has been discharged without conviction and
ordered to pay $500 compensation to the victim.
An Auckland man has been sentenced to 50 hours of community
work and ordered to pay nearly $2000 reparation for a
"shocking" case of animal cruelty.
A skydiving plane carrying nine people was over the allowable
weight limit and unbalanced when it plummeted to the ground
and burst into flames, killing everyone aboard, a coroner has
More than a third of farm fatalities involve quad bikes, and
the number of injuries from quad bikes is increasing at an
"alarming" rate, according to a study by Waikato Hospital's
Residents are returning to their houses this morning
following a P lab explosion that has injured at least one
A linesman escaped almost unscathed after receiving an 11,000
volt shock - almost four times as powerful as an electric
The family of slain roadworker George Taiaroa have made an
impassioned plea for information that could lead to the
arrest of his killer.
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