A former Dunedin osteopath threatened to strangle a colleague
until her ''eyes popped out'', the New Zealand Health
Practitioners' Disciplinary Tribunal was told yesterday.
A "remorseless" boy racer will join his brother in jail after
being sentenced to three and a-half years in prison for his
involvement in a high-speed street race which killed an
A father has today admitted abducting his young son from
Dunedin and driving away at speeds of up to 170km/h north of
Three-strikes legislation for
criminal offenders took effect four years ago, amid claims it
would ''fill prisons''. Hamish McNeilly looks at the outcome
A doctor living in Dunedin has been censured after
prescribing Class C drugs, using false names and details, to
feed her opiate addiction.
A community constable accused of indecently assaulting five
teenage girls has broken down in tears while giving evidence
in his own defence.
Convicted killer Paul David Bailey will spend at least two
more years in prison.
A Christchurch man is facing multiple charges following an
early morning car theft which resulted in a crash yesterday.
"Horrendous" is how a judge has described Jim Wilson's 21
years of sexual offending against a female victim, starting
when she was four years old.
The owner of two rottweilers which mauled an 8-year-old
Christchurch boy has pleaded guilty.
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