A lawyer representing transgender prisoner Glen Cooper will
apply to the Parole Board to have have her released next
A woman who was charged with killing a man after hitting him
in the head with a mallet has pleaded to a lesser charge.
Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia has called on her fellow
co-leader, Pita Sharples, to step down and hand over the
reins to MP Te Ururoa Flavell, despite Dr Sharples' plans to
stand again in 2014.
A property owner who stabbed an intruder to death after he
chanced upon him on his rural South Auckland farm will not
face criminal charges.
Fuelled by the highest rate of unemployment in 13 years, the
queues snaking along the pavements outside the Auckland City
Mission have nothing festive about them.
Prime Minister John Key will get $3895 in backpay and an
extra $150 a week as a result of a 1.9 per cent increase for
MPs awarded by the Remuneration Authority.
The stepgrandfather of 13-year-old murderer Jordan Nelson has
criticised Child, Youth and Family, saying it failed to
provide the teen with appropriate counselling and support.
Give the New Zealand selectors a pat on the back. They
haven't had many of late, but the choice of Colin Munro for
the Twenty20 series in South Africa deserves to be
Three young girls from the same family are missing in
The remnants of former tropical cyclone Evan could make it a
sodden Christmas Day in much of the North Island, but South
Islanders will be savouring lunch in the sun.
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