Open Justice multimedia journalist, Hawke's Bay
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"We believe we have good grounds for an appeal," NZ Forest Owners Association says.
Two charges have been laid: murder involving a firearm & unlawful possession of a firearm.
Judge rules failures by armed police constituted a breach of the Bill of Rights.
Hawke's Bay prison inmate's death was caused by stress of restraint.
A girl was sometimes fed only one meal a day and was treated differently to her siblings.
House, car, cash and bank deposits all seized in long-running asset recovery operation.
Motorcyclist changes plea on fourth day of trial, admits he caused death of fellow rider.
Prosecution and defence differ on movements of motorcycles before fatal crash.
Home invasion and robbery at cousin's house earns jail, for woman raised in state care.
Trial opens into fatal crash during motorcycle charity fundraiser
David Lothian was in jail for murder when he threatened a "nark", not knowing he had died.
Gang member who held knife to country store assistant jailed for aggravated robbery
Hawira Duncan admits 12 charges relating to two incidents, including rape of elderly woman
Immigration adviser described as a danger to vulnerable immigrants has licence cancelled.
Man suggests prison. Judge tells him he would rather he kept working and paid taxes.
Valuer General Neill Sullivan is allowed to present evidence in the case.
Father and mother faced charges over years of sexual abuse of daughter.
Judge recognises man's grandfather and steps aside in case involving thousands of images.
Man had 22 weapons including 19 banned semi-automatics hidden around his house
Mongrel Mob member jailed for 27 months for having firearms cut down to pistols.
A prison officer found with tobacco, cannabis and meth will be sacked, his counsel says.
Jury acquitted Earl Campbell of robbery but convicted him on firearms charges.
The judge hopes the 'bright, bubbly, intelligent' girl can recover from the abuse.
Earl Campbell says he lent van at centre of robbery case to a man who bought cannabis.
Presentation to jury shows suspect van logged 17 times in hours before and after attack
Man facing firearms and aggravated robbery trial without a lawyer
Terrance Jordan Berryman loses his appeal against jail sentence after "cowardly" attack.
Man says he is not subject to law and refuses to don mask, spends three weeks in custody.
Mobster with more than 100 convictions gets another jail term for meth dealing.
125 sex offenders claim miscarriage of justice - victims' advocate calls it 'frightening'.
Truckie's conviction stands following the death of a friend on motorbike.
"As the famous dictum put it, justice delayed is justice denied" - Chris Penk.