A series of incidents in Dunedin during the weekend has left police seeking witnesses.
Five young Dunedin people have been charged or referred to Youth Aid after being found allegedly joyriding in a car belonging to one of their parents.
Police are urging people who may have seen examples of dangerous driving on State Highway 8 south of Alexandra yesterday to come forward, following the arrest of two Christchurch drivers.
A 24-year-old woman has now been charged with murder after the stabbing death of another woman in the Auckland suburb of Remuera.
Police say the robbery of an 84-year-old woman who tripped and hurt herself at Mosgiel's Countdown supermarket yesterday was the "lowest" sort of crime.
A nationwide drugs bust has put hundreds of people before the courts, with many of them facing charges for selling equipment to make secret gardens for growing cannabis.
Police are questioning a 13-year-old boy after a teacher was stabbed at Te Puke High School this morning.
Police have yet to find any witnesses to a hit-and-run which resulted in the death a mother of two riding her bike on the outskirts of Christchurch yesterday morning.
Southern police were pleased with the effect of their "zero tolerance" blitz on speed this weekend, but hoped the road toll would stay low as people returned home after long weekend marked by heavy rain, surface flooding and snow.
Two minor crashes in North Otago at the weekend marred an otherwise quiet weekend for Oamaru police.
Two Dunedin police officers have been given sentences of community work, reparation and, in one case, community detention, for using excessive force on an offender.
Police say that an email in current circulation which refers to $5 'bills' and crime situations in New Zealand is a hoax and should be ignored.
Eight women who had their bid for compensation over police rape and misconduct rejected are vowing to continue their fight.
A who entered the Camp St Night'n Day store in Queenstown last Wednesday got more than he bargained for.
A bitter dispute has developed over the will and $2 million fortune of murdered undercover police officer Don Wilkinson.
The man accused of murdering missing Auckland woman Carmen Thomas can be revealed as her former partner, following his appearance in Auckland District Court this afternoon
Members of the region's emergency services met at the Memorial Hall on Saturday night, to enjoy the glitz and glamour of the Queenstown Emergency Services Ball 2010.
A woman allegedly kicked and struck two police officers after leaving a taxi without paying on Saturday morning.
Police will again enforce a reduction of the national speed tolerance from 10kmh to 4kmh this holiday weekend, in a bid to keep the number of fatal and injury crashes down.
An unlicensed motorcyclist has been injured after crashing during a police pursuit in south Otago today.