Son accused of murder is capable of standing trial, court told.
'He had to. He knew they kill people,' lawyer says as grisly death case unearthed.
The trio had pleaded not guilty to charges including importing cocaine.
"Someone was killed for no good reason out of the blue,'" prosecutor tells court.
Accused's lawyer says her client was genuinely involved in the business.
Pair sentenced to 20 and 16 years' jail for roles in international meth importation.
Foreign crew made a fast fortune funnelling drugs into New Zealand, jurors told.
Horrific attack: Father bludgeons baby like "how he'd punch an adult in a boxing match".
A cryptic message on a secret messaging app led detectives to a bizarre stash.
'So painful, it feels like broken glass in my skin.'
Graham William Morine found guilty on 6 indecency charges against 2 boys from 1981-1984.
Tempers flared, insults hurled as multinational cocaine-accused traded barbs before bust.
'Do you know how it feels to tell your dad that you've been raped?'
Judge alarmed at police decision to stand death trial witnesses down in Covid lockdown.
Setbacks plague quest for justice after man's partner killed in motorcycle crash.
Peak national drunkenness: "One quarter" of some weekend ED patients are drunk.
The mosque shooter has complained about mail access and 'terrorist entity' label.
Location-tracking technology provides opportunity and challenges for crime victims.
Charter company director says tragedy inquiry findings should eventually be made public.
Cause of Wiremu Arapo's death to be major issue in murder trial after fire, lawyer says.
Two encrypted lives collide, a beloved friend ends up dead, an underworld tragedy emerges.
Jay Lingman has been found guilty of murdering Denver Chance.
We're all entitled to shoot before getting shot - even if we're drug dealers, lawyer says.
Man accused of killing Denver Chance claims he slept next to loaded shotgun after killing.
Shooter says he threw up in self-disgust after chopping dead man's legs with chainsaw.
Hopes haven't faded for eldest sister who missed out when three siblings adopted.
Forensics images may or may not be relevant to the case, the court heard.