A director of Dominion Finance, which lost investors more than $176 million, is seeking to serve home detention in her $6.8 million Remuera mansion.
An Auckland mother concealed the birth of her son from her parents and gave birth alone in the bath before wrapping him in a towel and killing him, a court has been told.
A cheerleading coach jailed for sexually abusing three young women has been urged by one of his victims to get help.
Police prosecutors feel betrayed by a colleague who sold methamphetamine during court breaks and passed police intelligence to his drug associates.
A $1000 fine may have to be imposed for anyone avoiding jury service, a judge says.
Blues' midfielder Francis Saili is trying to keep his criminal record clean after admitting a driving charge, and will now face a rugby disciplinary hearing.
The owner of the Switched on Gardener chain of hydroponic supply shops has been sent to jail for four years and three months.
Act Party leader John Banks will be summonsed to court to face a private prosecution over his alleged failure to record donations to his mayoralty campaign.
David Bain's case against Justice Minister Judith Collin's handling of his bid for compensation will be back in court today.
David Bain's case against Justice Minister Judith Collin's handling of his bid for compensation will be back in court in July.
A man facing a raft of child abuse charges has pleaded not guilty to all 46 counts and will face trial.
A sailor who filmed women on the toilet and in the shower on board a Navy ship has been sentenced to six months in a military detention centre and dismissed.
A 28-year-old Navy electronics technician who filmed his female colleagues showering and using the toilet aboard a vessel has pleaded guilty to charges of making intimate visual recordings and storing them on his laptop.
Swastikas and other racist symbols painted on Jewish graves in Auckland can never be fully removed and will serve as a constant reminder of the pain and suffering of the holocaust, a religious leader says.
A farmer who broke 115 of his cows' tails and hit the animals with steel pipes and milking cups in the cow shed has been jailed.
A communication breakdown between police and Child Youth and Family meant a teen was on the run for three months before crashing and dying in a stolen car.
Two men charged with the fiery murder of Shalvin Prasad have appeared in court today.
A man accused of putting a cat in a plastic bag before throwing it under cars because it was the "quickest way" to kill the animal has been found guilty of ill-treatment.
Lance Bain loved Ferraris, but after an argument with his partner over a car he was attacked with a mallet and left with a leg wound that became infested with maggots.
A woman who was charged with killing a man after hitting him in the head with a mallet has pleaded to a lesser charge.