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Scammer posing as police boss asked victims for $50k or be registered as sex offender
Pay up or else, threatening letter warns.
Cattery thought they lost Felix - but he was the 'stray' they kept feeding for 18 months
Owners want the 'luxury' cattery they trusted to be shut down.
Mum too frightened to have more children after two daughters diagnosed with rare heart defects
Mother forced to terminate baby at 23 weeks gives birth to child with heart defect.
Canterbury student exec resigns after sexual assault accusation
A female student still has 'nightmares, constant anxiety, and frequent panic attacks'.
Runaway pram tragedy: Mum 'got pregnant to fix the guilt'
'The guilt is not as intense as before but it’s always with me' - mum after tragedy.
'Being wealthy works against them': Dad's dream destroyed after kids fail to get into ‘cut-throat’ dentistry course
His A-grade daughter described the process as like The Hunger Games.
Two prisoners hospitalised after getting drunk on hand sanitiser
Two inmates hospitalised for making home brew from hand sanitiser.
Grandmother's torment after sitting through two trials over slain teen's death
Teen's grandmother feels guilty she couldn't save her grandchild from a horrific death.
Gloriavale leader Howard Temple accused of indecently assaulting 10 girls
Court documents allege the 83-year-old is accused of 24 charges of indecent assault.
Oranga Tamariki blunder: Mother in case of mistaken identity offered more compensation
A mother wants OT to be accountable for mistaking her for another woman for 20 years.
War medal for dad after 3-year battle with Netherlands Government
Tony Bouchier battled for three years for his father to be recognised.
Prominent South Islander allegedly indecently assaulted six girls across 20 years
The complainants were aged between 9 and 17 at the time of the alleged offending.
Murder accused eye surgeon seeks advice from high-class escort’s lawyer
Remuera eye surgeon seeks advice from controversial Sydney lawyer.
Passengers reveal horror of ferry crash - skipper of launch identified
Boatie who struck Russell Ferry can now be revealed.
Fletcher Hawkesby’s testicular cancer battle makes change in school
His old school is promoting testicular awareness after he shared his journey.
He's 18 and fighting testicular cancer: Fletcher Hawkesby wants men to 'give those jewels a fondle'
Fletcher Hawkesby wants to create awareness about testicular cancer
Runaway stroller baby death: Coroner's warning after death of baby girl
The couple have had a son since Chloe's death and are expecting a baby girl.
'Don't leave me in a freezer': Mum's body in funeral home for 6 weeks as cyclone affects burials
Burials have been suspended due to 'unprecedented groundwater levels'.
An accidental death? The mystery of Chanelle Haffenden
Her mother believes clues reveal the Coroner was wrong to rule the death was an accident.
'Oh my God, I'm alive': Miracle survivors reveal house collapse terror
The family of three were inside when the bach tumbled 15 metres down a cliff.
Murder accused wants $6m for Remuera mansion where wife found dead
Philip Polkinghorne now wants $6m for the house after it failed to sell for its $5.5m CV.
‘It was a wall of water’: Inside the incredible Cyclone Gabrielle yacht rescue
The man plucked to safety from the water has launched his own salvage operation.
Pua Magasiva’s tragic final hours: TV star battled childhood demons - coroner
Popular actor had 'extensive history of accumulated grief, trust issues': inquest
Auckland floods survivor John Purkis was trapped in a concrete coffin: 'I thought, this is it’
Retired police sergeant fought for life after being swept into culvert in Auckland floods.
Trapped Waimauku resident worried food will run out and pets will starve
Waimauku resident trapped in home for five days worried food will run out.
'Should never have happened': Dad of 10yo lost at sea says he feels empty
Father says lifejackets should be mandatory.
'I thought we are going to die today': Gold Coast helicopter crash survivor
'The blade hit the windscreen: it exploded, I thought, "this is it".'
Where is Minka? Family cat missing from ‘luxury’ cattery
Pedigree cat goes missing from warehouse masquerading as luxury cattery.
‘I wish it was me’: Grieving woman’s horror after seeing partner killed in alleged hit-and-run
Partner shares her grief at losing a "lovable, gentle soul whose smile lit up a room".
'All our money is gone': Bride-to-be scammed out of life savings by bogus bank worker
Quick action saves bride-to-be's life savings.
Fluffing his lines: Simon Henry on Nadia Lim firestorm, naked swims - and why money doesn't matter
The businessman talks to Carolyne Meng-Yee about life and love.
Victim angry officers facing charges of kidnapping, assault have not been stood down
The Independent Police Conduct Authority found deficiencies in the police investigation.
Medical staff ‘really stressed’ as Starship hospital’s security ramps up for Baby W
Baby W is being guarded at Starship Hospital as he recovers from a lifesaving surgery.
Fluffing his lines: Simon Henry on Nadia Lim firestorm, naked swims - and why money doesn't matter
The businessman talks to Carolyne Meng-yee about life and love.
Simon Henry on NZ's 'hissy fit' over his Nadia Lim comments
Rich-lister in fresh hot water as he seeks to explain his criticism of Nadia Lim.
'Nasty little secret': 501 deportees go to UN to fight Australia's 'torture' regime
'It was great to be heard. [...] the Australian government haven’t been listening.'
Raped and kidnapped: Victim flees home as her attacker freed to same city
The convicted killer is due to be released next week.
‘How can this happen to us?’: Parents of teen who died after fall share their pain
Samuel Finnemore, 19, accidentally crashed through his bedroom window.
Former National Party president named as political figure in prominent businessman’s trial
Michelle Boag was today revealed as the political figure named in the high-profile case.
'I thought I was going to die': First survivor of Enchanter boat tragedy speaks out
''It makes you think it could've been me''
The mayor's affair: TVNZ to screen Len Brown sex saga dramedy - but after local body elections
Len Brown's former mistress: Princess of Chaos is to screen after the local elections.
Oranga Tamariki blunder - mum wrongly accused of being unfit rejects $50k compo
The agency accused Anna of violence, hiding children, benefit fraud, and neglect.
Grey Lynn homicide: Neighbours guilty they couldn't do more
Neighbours shocked and guilty they couldn't save dying woman.
Teen beaten 'beyond recognition', Dad frustrated alleged attackers not arrested
Father frustrated police yet to arrest boys after son beaten at party.
'It was my livelihood': Pilot accused of being stalker, danger to passengers
Graham Lindsay has finally received an apology from the CAA and is pursuing compensation.
Exclusive: 501's liquor licence bid declined despite Leo Molloy's support
"I am trying to give Moses a second chance," says Molloy.
Father finally awarded costs after failed charge of killing baby
Father accused of killing baby boy has charge dismissed and awarded costs by police.
'I am full of lead': Radio star's brother has more than 20 pellets in his body after random shooting
"I was shot. I was coughing up blood, I couldn't move and my insides were burning."
All Black great chased over $50k debt, wife bankrupted
Exclusive: Debt collectors chase former AB great and his wife over unpaid building bills.
'Sorry doesn't cut it': Mother's life destroyed by medical incompetence
Cindy Bridson says she's lucky to be alive.
'I had to do something': Mum charged after rescue of abused daughter spirals into violence
Business owner on home detention after hatching kidnap plot.
Remuera party: Promising young rugby player allegedly stabbed three times
Two boys recovering at home after an end-of-term party went wrong.
Revealed: High-profile Oz gang member charged with assaulting woman before his death
Police charged 501 deportee with assault without formal statement from alleged victim.
Identity blunder: Mum treated 'worse than an animal' in 20-year fight for her kids
'We were constantly derailed. We're taking on a government agency and we got bulldozed.'
Adios to the Auld Mug: New country confirmed as next America's Cup host
Spanish media is reporting the next America's Cup host has been signed off.
The new host of the America's Cup? Reports of Spanish acquisition
According to reports, the America's Cup has a new host city.
'There are no answers, no closure': Mystery of Remuera death, 12 months on
Remuera death: Pauline Hanna's death remains a mystery. No clues, no closure.
'Wave was over 30 feet': Enchanter skipper spent 4hrs in sea clinging to plastic - mum
Lance Goodhew was also involved in rescue after the Whakaari/White Island tragedy.
'I was devastated': Zac Guildford's grandad on stolen $40k
Frank Burt says his grandson is "a lovely, lovely man, but he has big problems".
Exclusive: 'I knew if they got me they would kill me' - injured protest cop tells of raining bricks, bloody battle
'I knew if they got me, they would kill me': Cop feared he might die at protest.
'Treated like a slave': He escaped Gloriavale - now he wants justice
Teenager takes secretive sect to Employment Court.
Leo Molloy says he's 'in negotiations' with Team NZ over yachting regatta in Auckland
Mayoral candidate says he's negotiating with Team NZ to organise world yachting series.
Prominent sportsman stole $40,000 from grandad to fuel 'secret gambling addiction'
The sportsman put his relative in tens of thousands of dollars of debt.
'I will never forgive you': Father wants prison sentence for teenage driver
Father wants prison sentence for then-teenager driver charged for killing his daughters.
Neighbours catch vandals defacing home in luxury holiday hotspot
A group of young men were caught 'red-handed'.
PM's wedding: Billionaire's homestead venue, Lorde to sing
Hedge fund billionaire to host prime minister's wedding.
$4 million stolen-safe heist: Wealthy businessman dangles $500,000 reward
Businessman offers $500k reward to get his possessions back.