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Jail for role in police attack

A woman is alleged to have tried to a shoot a police officer with his own Taser during a brutal attack in Dargaville in Northland.

Escapee's partner appears in court

The partner of runaway prisoner David Lothien appeared in Napier District Court yesterday to plead guilty to assisting an escape by harbouring a criminal.

Alleged fraudster used false passports

A man arrested in Australia for "significant" credit card fraud is alleged to have used money fleeced from bank accounts to travel to New Zealand on fake passports.

Christchurch continues post-quake recovery

Christchurch continues post-quake recovery

Almost 200 Christchurch businesses have been opened or reopened since January and the population is growing as the Canterbury city continues its recovery from the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Man arrested over Anzac trumpet theft

A man has been arrested for stealing a bag of trumpets belonging to a military band at an Anzac Day service in Christchurch this morning.

Car hits house after police pursuit

Car hits house after police pursuit

A young child has been taken to hospital after being injured when a car being chased by police crashed into a house in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden this morning.

'Relieved and delighted' - Longley killer appeal dismissed

'Relieved and delighted' - Longley killer appeal dismissed

The appeal by the former boyfriend of Emily Longley to have his conviction for her murder quashed has been dismissed.

Top sportsman in court over assault

A top sportsman has appeared in court over a serious assault on a man at a bar.

Thousands turn out for Anzac services

Thousands packed around the cenotaph for the Anzac Day dawn service at the Auckland War Memorial Museum this morning.

Cops unable to reveal killer's dark past

Cops unable to reveal killer's dark past

Convicted child killer Jeremy McLaughlin was deported to New Zealand after serving a manslaughter conviction in Australia - but was not subject to any release conditions, police confirmed today.

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