Judge takes aim at probation officers in laser strike case

Judge takes aim at probation officers in laser strike case

A judge has taken aim at probation officers who he fears are deciding how they think people should be punished.

No apology from laser teens

Two teenagers who put lives at risk by shining a high-powered green laser into the cockpit of the police helicopter have refused to apologise for their actions.

Teen dies after Waikato River jump

A teenage boy has died after jumping from a cliff into the Waikato River today.

Man trapped in van after Auckland crash

Man trapped in van after Auckland crash

A man has been seriously injured after a van collided with a truck on Auckland's Southern Motorway.

Football: Greenacre eyeing future

Interim Phoenix coach Chris Greenacre will work towards the future with his player selections during the final few games of the Wellington Phoenix's lacklustre A-League campaign.

Claims Haast-Hollyford figures don't stack up

The group pushing for a Haast-Hollyford road is adamant it stacks up economically, but Forest and Bird says its sums show it cannot possibly make a good return for investors.

Road rage attack damaged NZ's reputation, court told

A woman who took part in the "thuggish" aggravated robbery of two Argentine tourists in a road rage attack has damaged New Zealand's international reputation, a court has heard.

League: Taylor to join Penrith next season

Warriors and Kiwis utility Elijah Taylor will join former coach Ivan Cleary at Penrith next year.

Masterton fire brought under control

A large fire in forestry land near Masterton has been brought under control by firefighters but crews are expected to be there for the next few days.

Dotcom wins right to sue Govt

Dotcom wins right to sue Govt

Kim Dotcom has won the right to sue the Government for illegal spying.

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