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Police wrong to take and retain photos of man at random check
Mahia Tamiefuna was convicted using photos taken unlawfully.
Woman accused in suitcase murders fights to keep name suppression
She appealed after the High Court declined her application in March.
Why teen who planned terror attack in Auckland keeps his name secret
Young man's plans targeted non-Muslims in Auckland.
Retired senior educator charged with sexual offending
The boy was aged 5 and 7 at the time of the alleged offending.
Jurors find gun enthusiast who shot at moving car with AR-15 guilty of murder
Corrdon Femitiai Vailoa Esera brought the semi-automatic weapon from his home.
Māngere murder accused was gun enthusiast who joined shooting competitions, jury hears
Corrdon Esera fired his AR-15 at a car, killing teen driver Misiona Talafu Petelo.
Victim in alleged Boxing Day kidnap and motorway death named
Katelyn Rua-Tuhou was found dead inside a crashed car.
'I didn't do it': Suitcase murder accused raises hand in court to proclaim innocence
The woman raised her hand to speak to the judge.
Man hires skip bins, charges them to Chorus and pockets $42k
The offender wore a Waste Management uniform and drove a vehicle with the company logo.
Driver tried to pull dead friend from burning van after crash
When Nguyen Cong Giap's van struck a power pole, Alex Blackwell was in the backseat.
'Blow her away': Mum threatens to shoot police officer in face
The solo mother said she meant no malice but a judge disagreed.
Fake Middlemore Hospital doctor jailed after treating dozens of patients
Yuvaraj Krishnan was driven by a bizarre compulsion to be a doctor.
Youth leader turned 'kingpin' drew family into meth ring, court hears
He grew up with a good family who gave him "every advantage".
'Dress sexy': Boss tells assistant she could be showroom 'honeytrap'
The Auckland construction company has been ordered to pay nearly $60,000.
Pair accused after gas station stabbing death are in hospital
Shayden Perkinson was killed after a "serious assault".
Man posed as doctor, courier to steal thousands in groceries and products
Whaiora Galvin's ruse spanned a year and two regions.
Mall lockdown: Man brandished knife at shopping centre 'for protection'
He has now been jailed for the incident, which sent the mall into lockdown.
Doctor prescribed 'high quantities' of addictive, controlled drugs to colleague
GP's treatment enabled doctor's drug misuse and dependence, the Medical Council said.
Elderly 'illiterate widow' granted New Zealand residency
She imparts her rich Indian cultural knowledge to her grandchildren, a tribunal said.
Woman accused of throwing juice over Posie Parker pleads not guilty
The woman entered a not-guilty plea through her lawyer.
Child star hit-and-run death: Boss pleads guilty at emotional hearing
Wiremu Gray drove off after he hit Lionel 'Doeboy' Allan with his truck.
Officer never admitted suicidal thoughts to social worker
The man's welfare officer gives evidence on second day of inquest.
Estranged wife tells inquest she flagged police officer’s suicide risk for months
The former police officer died amid the breakup of his marriage.
Aspiring pilot secretly filmed woman and two teenagers in their home
He watched the videos, some of them lasting hours, for his own gratification.
Young man planted secret bathroom cams and posted intimate footage online
Greg Park's offending started when he was 16 or 17.
Ex political figure pleads not guilty to child sex assault
The alleged offending against two teenage boys happened in the 1990s.
'Cruel attack': Dad's shoe imprint left in bruise on boy
Abusive father rates his anger issue only 3/10
Real estate agent turned himself in for touching young granddaughters
He did it when they were playing outside, mowing the lawn, or painting pine cones.
'Deliberate, planned offending': Teen on home detention when he stole cars for night-time ram-raids
“There are a lot of victims” - Judge Gary Collins.
'She did not desist': Woman sent 1000 angry texts after Tinder date’s disinterest
Spurned Tinder hopeful also threatened to accuse uninterested date of rape.
'My partner left me': Woman who drove into pedestrians at Manukau mall carpark
The crash killed one pedestrian and injured six others.
Grafton murder accused clutches Bible in court, pleads not guilty
The woman turned herself in after several days in hiding.
'I just want my finger back': Bakeworks fined after workers’ fingers mangled in machinery
A second injured woman says she still suffers from flashbacks and nightmares.
Oranga Tamariki care provider abuse: Man pleads not guilty
He is one of three accused of historic offending against boys.
North Shore stabber deemed insane, says devil told him to attack people
He went on a rampage with a kitchen knife before someone took him down with a crutch.
'Hatred of guns': Man gains weight to 120kg to evade Turkish military service
The Turkish national suffers traumatic flashbacks after witnessing a gun incident.
Samoan church leaders sentenced for $170,000 tax fraud
The pastor, treasurer and Sunday school leader of the Manukau church were involved,
Tinder swindler: Victim traumatised, feels like a failure after sex-money scam
The victim, a father-of-two, thought he was chatting with an alluring blonde.
'Don't forget to pray': Teenagers accused of Beach Haven murder appear in court
The two teens charged with murder have appeared in court.
Elderly man injured by neighbour who thought he was breaking into his home
The 78-year-old needed surgery after his leg was broken at the hip.
'It's a free country': Ex-political candidate slept on the floor while tenants moved in
The bach was also 'worn and tired' and so cold in winter the walls 'cried'.
'Found with no heartbeat': How P almost killed me - and how I fought back
Shannan Hill had her first drink at 11 and was hooked on meth by 18.
'Excruciating pain': Woman's knee 'popped' but police force justified
The woman appeared to be having a mental health crisis at the time she was restrained.
'I was desperate': Nurse posed as boss over email, wrote fake reference letter
Struck off nurse: 'When you tell one lie you have to tell another.'
'Another comfy chair please': Apprentice's request escalates to suspension, awarded $30,000
'I had no choice but to resign,' he told the ERA.
Christmas Day nightmare: Man sentenced for running over and killing partner
A tragic accident on Christmas left their children without a mum.
'Heartbreaking': Ex-cop sentenced after killing cyclist
Jada Manase fell asleep at the wheel after a night of drinking. Her actions claimed a life
Real estate agent hugged, pecked woman's cheek in bedroom during private viewing
Tribunal: 'While not disgraceful, there was a reckless indifference to the rules'.
Killed by her own car: Widower's plea for answer over driveway death
The woman left the van in drive mode and was struck by it as it rolled down the driveway.
'Oh my god': Witnesses recall the moment a mother was crushed by her own van
Krasimira Kraleva was crushed by her own van as it rolled backwards on a driveway.
Man used toy helicopter to film up skirts of 22 girls in Newmarket shopping mall
The youngest victims were 10 and some were in school uniform.
‘You’ve ruined two years of my life’: Teacher groomed teen as form of 'escapism in lockdown’
The two exchanged explicit messages for a fortnight during lockdown.
'You were manipulated': Woman 'very sorry' for part in $8.7m mortgage fraud
Two couples bought houses with money obtained through fraudulent mortgage applications.
'Dismissal without notice': Luxury resort to pay $35k to fired wine sales manager
The wine sales manager had a yelling match with the big boss at a staff meeting.
What a dog fight: Neighbourly spat ends up in court
Canines Gus and Abby just didn't get along.