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Murder accused had no option but to shoot, says defence
Closing submissions from the Crown and defence counsel for Adrian Phillips are under way.
'Choose someone you trust': Lawyer fined $7500 in EPOA misuse case
Lawyer fined after another enduring power of attorney stole money, asset from donor.
Barista accused of spending on bank card wins personal grievance
Sacked worker given compensation after employer failed to establish theft allegations.
DHB ordered to apologise to new mum over failures in care
New mum says misdiagnosis of a rare complication of her Caesarean caused great distress.
'Campaign of harassment': A teenager says he acted in self-defence as he was attacked. Police saw it differently
Family say overnight bail checks on 18-year-old at his family home felt like "harassment".
'Made me feel like a man': Accused talked about hurting victim
Adrian Phillips was under cross-examination at the High Court in Hamilton.
Murder accused tells court he feared for his life when he shot and killed old friend
Adrian Phillips has described to a court the moment he shot at a former mate.
'Giant heartbroken baby': Murder accused says he broke down
Adrian Phillips banged his head against the wall to feel better after a serious accident.
'Hurry up and kill me': Accused wanted to die during fire
Adrian Phillips takes the stand in his trial for the murder of Bayden Williams.
Fake cop pulls over motorists, gives road safety advice
A man due to be sentenced for impersonating police failed to appear in court.
'Being nato': Murder accused shot victim three times
Ngātea man Adrian Phillips is accused of murdering Bayden Williams in August 2020.
'Get it done': Tradie told to ignore defects, leaky homeowner wins $1m payout
Judge rules in favour of former editor left with substantial repair bill for leaky home.
'Oh my God no': Talented musician ended own life after bludgeoning flatmate
A man who attacked his flatmate moments before ending his life was psychotic at the time.
Podiatrist who deformed patients suspended from surgery but can continue practising
Podiatrist Stefan Edwards is allowed to continue treating patients but not with surgery.
Salesman's 'subterfuge' slated by judge: Manager ordered to pay back $732k
Smiths City salesman circumvented staff purchasing policy to buy flooring and on-sell.
GP's biopsy without consent 'very concerning': HDC
Informed consent is at the heart of the Code of Rights for New Zealand patients.
Nurse suspended for six months for stealing from patient
Nurse used patient's credit card to pay online bill while the woman had a heart check.
Sexual proposition: Top teacher wanted to beat student by faking a human rights project
A young boy who was propositioned by Pinky Green tried to tell teachers years later.
Top school failed to safeguard students, says complainant; five more come forward
Pinky Green complainant asks for Tauranga Boys' College Board of Trustees to step aside.
Pinky Green's victim: 'I'm shattered. It's breaking my heart, 33 years later'
More men have come forward with complaints about English teacher's sexual propositions.
Māori hearings: 'I was a child at the mercy of a monster'
Abuse in care: Māori hearings began on Monday with the experiences of two young men.
The teacher, the sexual proposition for money - and a 34-year wait for an apology
Glenn Marshall was 17 when teacher Pinky Green asked him to tie him naked to a chair.
All-boys school latest to apologise for historical incidents
Tauranga Boys' College says a review of historical harassment was not good enough.
'Too much boob': Physiotherapist accused of touching breast
A physiotherapist is accused of touching a woman's breast three times during a massage.
Psychiatrist rejects criticism care was 'lax', 'cavalier in the extreme'
Forensic psychiatrist Dr David Chaplow is giving expert witness testimony at the inquest.
Psychiatrist thought man shot by police was stable
Inquest into mentally unwell man's death hears psychiatrist thought he was stable.
'More should have been done': Fatally shot man inquest reopens
Vaughan Te Moananui's inquest reopens after his psychiatrist rejected criticism of care.
'I'd be dead now': Victim says free lawyer saved her life but service scrapped
Questions over Family Court navigation service as $2.5m spent before launch in January.
Patient with mental distress not seen by psychiatrist for 7 months before death
A young man took his own life after mental health services failed him.
Anti-bullying advocate fined after Facebook posts breach confidentiality agreement
Allan Halse claims he's a target for being critical of the Employment Relations Authority.
Disgraced doctor who stupefied, sexually assaulted patients to remain in jail until June
A disgraced GP has been denied parole for the fourth time over sexual assault of patients.
'I had to choose between my brother and sister': Afghan interpreter
The extended families of some Afghan interpreters are not eligible for crucial services.
Mental health patient told to 'cut this crap out' by psychiatrist
Psychiatrist used disrespectful, inappropriate and derogatory language with ill people.
Adoption law overhaul long overdue as death highlights
Fight for mother's name on birth certificate now a private bill before Parliament.
Drunk lawyer offers employee 'best orgasm of your life' in taxi
The case has been sent back to a legal complaints committee.
Repeated failures by hospital doctors ended in patient's death
Southern DHB has been referred to the Director of Proceedings over the death of a patient.