Open Justice multimedia journalist, Taranaki
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Intellectually impaired burglar has jail term slashed by almost half on appeal
The High Court found the judge failed to properly account for the man's impairments.
Man on home detention approved to shop but steals clothes, cuts off ankle bracelet
He was only three days into his home detention sentence when he cut off his bracelet.
Jurors weep as teen found guilty of murdering camper for his car
The teen was on a programme for at-risk youth when he fatally stabbed Adrian Humphreys.
Vulnerable tenant suffered year of torment before fatal beating by flatmate
He ordered his victim around, sent him to his room without food, then murdered him.
Tāngarākau campground murder: Forensic evidence alone proves teen killed camper, Crown claims
Adrian Humphreys was fatally stabbed while camping last year in remote Taranaki.
'I'm not going down for this': Teen protests his arrest for murder of a camper
Adrian Humphreys was fatally stabbed through his sleeping bag while camping.
Man dies of cardiac event hours after being discharged from cancer clinic
The man, in his 40s, was in his first cycle of chemo when he became acutely unwell.
Jail term 'appropriate' for gang trio who bashed disabled man wearing red
The men, who took part in the attack inside a McDonald's, have failed in their appeal.
'Don't tell no one': Teen’s alleged confession about camper's murder
A 17-year-old has been accused of murdering Adrian Humphreys at a remote campground.
Jail would be an 'injustice' for Mongrel Mob member involved in murder, lawyer argues
Tana Ormsby-Turner was sentenced to home detention but the Crown want him jailed.
Mongrel Mob 'captain' jailed for KFC attack on rival has sentence overturned, to be retried
Vinnie Herewini attacked a Black Power member with a golf club and took his gang insignia.
'I felt sick': Youth worker finds body of camper allegedly murdered by teen
Adrian Humphreys was stabbed five times while staying at a remote Taranaki campground.
'It's a horror story': Teen allegedly murdered man while on camp for at-risk youth
He allegedly stabbed the camper five times while trying to steal his car keys.
'High-pitched scream' rang out after teen allegedly stabbed camper, 57, to death for car
Adrian Humphreys was fatally stabbed while camping at the remote site.
Australia exiles Kiwi truckie who drank bourbon and sped, killing a teen in a crash
He was drinking while on his way home from a 'stressful' day at work when he hit the teen.
Killer driver's jail sentence quashed due to injuries she suffered in crash she caused
She was driving drunk when she caused a crash that killed a young woman.
Teen in cell next to his father's 'stalled within the prison system'
He's been waiting more than a year for treatment. And he's not alone.
'I have a lot of hate towards them': A widow's life after murder
Jacob Ramsay was beaten, chained to a car and dragged to his death.
'She showed a callous indifference': Young mother sobs as she is jailed for killing
She was involved in the death of Jacob Ramsay, who was beaten, chained and dragged.
'I thought you were going to kill me': Man choked sex worker into unconsciousness
'I was banged up and bruised up, and I had these panic attacks for about six weeks after'.
GP and 'champion' of Covid vaccination gave patient anti-vax information
She said she was given document by senior colleague and didn't read it before sharing it.
Black Power member 'p***** off' they got the wrong man in McDonald's attack
They thought he was a Mongrel Mob member. But he was a mentally impaired man wearing red.
'Arrogant and disrespectful': Businessman guilty of rape
The jury heard he stopped his meds, was opposing Covid-19 mandates and went 'crazy'.
'Criminal enterprise': Husband and wife 501 deportees conned banks into loaning $9m
The couple used the funds to develop a significant property portfolio.
Businessman's descent into Covid 'crazy' leads to multiple alleged sex attacks
His personality changed when he stopped his meds and began protesting, the Crown says.
'No evidence': Coroner rules out foul play in highway death of father-of-six
He was lying face down on the road when he was hit by two trucks.
Overstayer avoids deportation to support son after terror attacks
The widower from India had been living in New Zealand illegally for almost one year.
Woman dies after GP fails to diagnose blood clots for 22 months
The woman developed clots in her lungs after being diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis.
Why gangsters jailed for McDonald’s attack want lower sentences
The victim was mistakenly believed to be a member of a rival gang, the Mongrel Mob.
'Protuding from the socket': Man loses eye amid hospital's 'poor' post-op care
'Avoidable communication breakdowns' deprived the man of the urgent care he needed.
Woman flung 7m through the air after being hit by drug-driver
He was 'yahooing' out his window before he drove through a red light and hit the woman.