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'Port Hills Groper' avoids jail

'Port Hills Groper' avoids jail

A Middle Eastern refugee who grabbed, groped and licked female joggers on a popular running route in Christchurch has today avoided jail and been granted permanent name suppression.

David Bain marries daughter of close supporter

David Bain marries daughter of close supporter

David Bain yesterday married the daughter of one of his closest supporters during his second trial.

Flat wrecked in party mayhem

Flat wrecked in party mayhem

A Christchurch flat was destroyed in a New Year's Eve party that spiralled out of control via social media.

Victim's sister wants 'Black Widow' meeting

Victim's sister wants 'Black Widow' meeting

The sister of murder victim Phil Nisbet wants to meet his killer, Helen Milner, behind bars.

Beloved pet killed in hit and run

Beloved pet killed in hit and run

The driver of a car which unknowingly hit a dog moments after it had already been involved in a hit-and-run was horrified to find out the animal was not a "pothole", police said.

Dark past of 'black widow' revealed

Dark past of 'black widow' revealed

Black Widow murderer Helen Milner's first husband has broken his silence on their marriage - and revealed how she almost destroyed his relationship with their children.

Murder accused asked workmates about poison

Murder accused asked workmates about poison

Murder accused Helen Milner asked a co-worker months before she allegedly fatally poisoned her husband whether rat poison could kill a person, a court heard today.

Award for brave gran who foiled sword attacker

Award for brave gran who foiled sword attacker

When 81-year-old Lois Kennedy woke to desperate cries for help from her neighbour, she leapt out of bed and ran.

Southland house for sale for $1

Southland house for sale for $1

Watch and weep would-be Auckland house buyers.

'Spectator from hell' sentenced for assault

'Spectator from hell' sentenced for assault

A police officer described by a judge as a "spectator from hell'' for grabbing the throat of a football referee spent part of yesterday afternoon playing golf after being discharged without conviction.