A Mt Maunganui truck driver who smashed into a promising young cycling star competing in a major road race has destroyed her hopes of international success, Tauranga District Court heard today.
A Christchurch jury has rapidly rejected a teenager's story that a visiting Australian sportswoman willingly had sex with him on a bench in a dark inner city park.
Two people were found guilty tonight of killing convicted paedophile Glen Stinson.
A judge has reserved his decision in the case of a Masterton surgeon who claimed alcohol handwash pushed him over the legal driving limit.
The retrial of a man accused of drugging his stepdaughter and fondling her breasts began in the Wellington District Court today.
The High Court at Wellington has granted an application for a plea change by a man who admitted killing Wanganui toddler Jhia Te Tua.
A Tauranga woman who admitted assaulting her son claimed it was because she was under stress, had been working 12-hour shifts, was suffering from bronchial pneumonia and had toothache.
A man on trial for the murder of his partner admitted to police he was angry she had gone to Sky City Casino with his brother-in-law two nights earlier, a jury was told today.
A man appeared on his 10th and 11th drink driving offences, committed three months apart, in Tauranga District Court today.
Rufus Marsh, who tortured and murdered a Wellington woman in 1986, has been denied parole again and could remain in jail until he is too old to pose a risk to the community.
A Chinese student, charged with the murder of an Auckland woman, has had his name suppression lifted.
A High Court judge has told a jury to ensure graphic pictures of a woman killed in a dental centre fire last year do not prejudice them against the man accused of her murder.
A long running $30 million scampi defamation case took another small step forward today as the Court of Appeal ruled on procedural appeals by Simunovich Fisheries against TVNZ and others.
A Christchurch man accused of murdering cat rescue worker Kerry Leigh Downey three weeks ago was remanded for a pre-depositions conference next week when he appeared in Christchurch District Court today.
A Chinese student appeared in Auckland District Court today charged with the murder of an Auckland woman.
A 19-year-old man accidentally shot in the leg last month has been bailed and will reappear in court later this month on burglary and firearms charges.
Police investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman whose stabbed body was found in an Auckland inner city apartment on Tuesday have arrested a 23-year-old man.
A High Court judge today overturned the fraud convictions of former Rowing New Zealand boss Craig Ross.
Acts of flogging and scarring of teenage girls have been described at a Christchurch District Court trial where a man faces indecency charges.
A 15-year-old Taupo youth was today committed for trial on a charge of murdering Scottish tourist Karen Aim at Taupo in January.