The teen who stabbed a fellow partygoer to death over a kiss can be named for the first time.
The Government needs to look at establishing child protection teams across the country, says the Coroner who investigated the deaths of the Kahui twins.
A district court judge is being prosecuted over a dog attack, and will appear in court next month.
A young woman turned to drugs and alcohol and tried to kill herself twice after she was repeatedly sexually abused by a leader at her church.
High-profile defence lawyer Barry Hart was not good at paying his staff, says a young lawyer who worked in his office.
The head of a protest group says his legal battle with David Bain supporter Joe Karam is heading to trial.
A high-flying market analyst accused of a road rage incident in Auckland that left another motorist with two broken legs has been found guilty.
Urs Signer and Emily Bailey will appeal against their conviction and sentence of home detention for their part in the Urewera "military-style training camps".
A woman had her handbag snatched before the thief ran her down in a stolen four-wheel drive and killed her, a court has been told.
A jeweller has pleaded guilty to receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of stolen jewellery after an international heist.
The man dubbed the "accidental millionaire" has pleaded guilty to seven charges of stealing from a bank before he fled overseas.
A man has appeared in court charged with interfering with human remains.
A mother who punched her nine-year-old daughter so hard she broke bones in her hand has had her appeal against her sentence dismissed.
Megaupload millionaire Kim Dotcom cried in court as his lawyer spoke of how he was "ripped from his family'' during the police raid on his mansion.
Half of the 'Urewera Four' have received jail terms as they were sentenced on firearms charges dating back to the 2007 raids.
Bridgecorp's former financial controller Rob Roest will join the failed finance company's boss Rod Petricevic behind bars, but another former director escaped prison when the men were sentenced at the High Court in Auckland this morning.
A TV3 comedian involved in an airport stunt that went wrong has pleaded guilty to giving false information to get access to a security area at Auckland International Airport.
Former Bridgecorp director Gary Urwin has decided not to appeal his two-year jail sentence.
A man charged with killing a toddler has pleaded not guilty and will go to trial.