A professional who drew a swastika and a penis on a visiting Australian military aircraft was identified through the DNA found in the spit he left on it.
Two men have been sentenced over the pack rape of a woman snatched off an Auckland street but police says another two are still on the loose.
A financial adviser has been sentenced to six years and two months in prison after stealing $4.7 million from investors, many of whom were family and friends.
A financial advisor stole $4.7 million from investors and spent some of the money on a lavish lifestyle that included three Porsche sports cars.
An alleged conman who carried out "bold frauds on a grand scale" says he is the victim.
The dentist who extracted $50,000 of taxpayer money for made-up appointments that included tooth-pulling has escaped a jail sentence.
The man in charge of the Tongan team at the 2007 Rugby World Cup has been jailed for his part in a conspiracy to import a massive amount of P that never existed.
The man at the centre of an alleged $3m fraud case will discover his fate in two weeks time.
Teenager Christie Marceau was held at knifepoint and told she would be stabbed if she didn't follow orders from the man who is alleged to have later murdered her.
Undercover police officers wore wires and posed as customers wanting to buy cannabis growing equipment, as part of their investigation into the Switched on Gardener chain.
Fay Roberts' boyfriend had been drinking and was overtaking at speed when he crashed and killed her.
Amanda Kennedy stared down the killer who took the life of her friend and flatmate.
The man who shot at a police officer before sparking a manhunt has pleaded guilty.
A teen murderer's "one-fingered salute" to a press photographer made a lie of his remorse, a High Court judge says.
The man accused of murdering a toddler by slamming him so hard in the stomach that he split the child's pancreas and liver in half gave the 2-year-old marijuana, a court has heard.
An alleged conman told a multiple sclerosis sufferer that he would be cured if he handed over thousands of dollars in "goodwill'' money to travel to a clinic in Cyprus, a court has been told.
Police intercepted phone calls between a toddler's mother and Joel Loffley, the man accused of the murdering the child.
A judge has questioned whether lengthy drug trials should be heard by jurors after one expected to take eight weeks was aborted.
Little JJ didn't want to stay behind with his stepfather, and tried to follow his mother out of the house on the morning that the Crown says the child died.
A teen who stabbed a fellow partygoer to death over a kiss has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum sentence of 11 years.