A removal worker who claimed he was was hit by his boss with a stepladder and suffered other threats and injuries during his employment has been awarded $13,000.
A 68-year-old man charged with several historic sexual offences has appeared at Waitakere District Court.
A church minister has been cleared of assaulting an off-duty police officer who was refereeing his son's under-10 rugby game in a disagreement over a try.
An ex pat New Zealander accused of murdering his wife has gone on trial in Canada.
Convicted murderer Antonie Dixon was seen naked, bleeding and with a cloth cord from his anti-suicide gown tied around his neck seven minutes before Corrections staff entered his cell at Auckland Prison on the day he died from self-strangulation.
A female truck driver working in Queenstown has been awarded more than $63,000 for being sexually harassed, discriminated against because of her gender and unjustifiably dismissed from her job.
A sworn police officer facing a raft of charges relating to the manufacture and distribution of drugs has been denied bail.
Buying a property has just become more expensive than ever before with the average national asking price reaching a record high last month, according to new figures.
A Christchurch man who suffered fatal injuries when the disc grinder he was using sliced into his chest has been named as John Hebden.
Prostitutes as young as 13 are earning up to $600 a night in south Auckland, according to an MP who will be at a meeting called by community leaders to discuss an "outbreak" of underage street workers in the area.
A nanny who was fired by her Wanaka-based international model employer has been awarded further compensation over her unfair dismissal.
Maori high school students are more likely to binge drink than any other ethnic group in the country, with injuries, unsafe sex and schoolwork problems among the unwanted effects.
Crews aboard an anti-whaling protest ship in the Southern Ocean have escaped injury but are struggling to mend "significant damage'' to their vessel after it was rammed by Japanese whalers.
A real estate agent who gave a first-home buyer incorrect information has been found guilty of "sloppy and unprofessional" conduct.
A search is expected to continue this morning for a man who went missing when his boat capsized in Bay of Plenty yesterday.
The debate over quad bike use is heating up as groups argue over how further deaths can be prevented.
A New Zealand woman and her partner who were rescued from their damaged yacht in a Pacific storm say they are grateful to be alive after a long ordeal.
The family of murdered toddler JJ say they can finally start the healing process after today's guilty verdict.
Neighbours braved raging flames to drag a woman from her burning home mere seconds before the house exploded.
Police have confirmed a body discovered in a forest area close to State Highway 38 near Murupara is that of missing 51-year-old Michelle Hoffman-Tamm, from Rotorua.