Two police pursuits, one which resulted in the death of a
20-year-old fleeing driver, and another where four teenage
girls were seriously injured, have been cleared as textbook
responses by the police watchdog.
A Dunedin lawyer struck off over accusations of stealing
nearly $3 million from clients has had 33 criminal charges
laid against him.
A Dunedin schoolboy who suffered a serious head injury during
a first XV rugby match is due to be brought out of his
induced coma today.
A "hardcore" farmer waited two hours for help after breaking
his neck in a 4m fall - then mounted his quadbike and rode
The man accused of burning a 5-year-old child's face with a
fan heater has again been remanded in custody.
The Defence Force shoulders a high level of blame for the
death of Private Michael Ross, who drowned when he fell out
of a boat during a training exercise last year, a judge has
A man who gave drugs to Christchurch schoolgirls in exchange
for sexual favours has pleaded guilty today.
A long-serving police officer allegedly bashed after coming
to the rescue of a battered woman yesterday has had 40
stitches to his face and needs to undergo dental
The racist taxi passenger who targeted a Pakistan-born cabbie
with a foul-mouthed anti-Islamic tirade has been invited to
an 'Islam open day' to broaden his mind on the religion.
The hunt for whoever shot two New Zealand fur seals at a
world-renowned colony near Kaikoura has stalled, with police
and conservationists desperate for witnesses to come forward.
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