Arrests after Levin home invasion

Two Otaki men have been remanded in custody after being charged in relation to a home invasion in Levin last month.

Cyclist dies after Taupo crash

An elderly cyclist has died after a car crash in Taupo yesterday.

Second arrest over tourist kidnapping

Police have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged kidnapping of two Czech tourists south of Kaitaia last week.

Manslaughter charges after passenger dies

A 22-year-old man who allegedly crashed an overloaded car near Dargaville last month, killing a passenger, has been charged with manslaughter.

PM 'deeply' regrets Pike River deaths

PM 'deeply' regrets Pike River deaths

Prime Minister John Key will be in Christchurch today to apologise to the families of the miners who died in the Pike River tragedy more than two years ago.

Inmates on roof of prison

Prison authorities are planning how to respond to two inmates who are refusing to come down from the roof of Manawatu Prison after staying there overnight.

Fleeing with son an 'act of desperation'

A Kiwi mother says she had no choice but to run away with her 7-year-old son in Britain because she felt like she was "on a conveyor belt" as doctors urged to treat him with radiotherapy.

What Kiwis Googled this year

What Kiwis Googled this year

The Olympics, Kony, Marmite, Whitney Houston and images of Jaime Ridge - New Zealanders' internet searches have revealed the motley cast of people and events that have shaped the online year.

Complaint over top lawyer's treatment in court

The New Zealand Law Society is investigating a complaint over the way a former top barrister and prosecutor was treated in the Auckland District Court this week.

Woman's sleepout death a homicide

Woman's sleepout death a homicide

Police have launched a homicide investigation following the suspicious death of a young hairdresser in the sleepout of her family's South Auckland home.

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