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Mum of a man who died after using synthetic drugs speaks about the 'darkness' he became.
Rakesh Kumar Chawdhry is now out on parole after being jailed for the offending.
"This is very encouraging for a programme that has been in place less than a year."
Released records show an earlier trade secrets case saw a term of imprisonment imposed.
Comment: Four people have died in shootings which have been going on all year.
Frances Cook meets an aquatic beauty in the waters of Rarotonga
A serial rapist is set to be deported and banned from returning to New Zealand.
Experiencing the drug's medicinal benefits has some Northlanders backing its legalisation.
"Why'd you do it, Jase?" Killer speaks of remorse from behind bars.
Recruit declared relationship but vetting took place after she started at Police College.
Their mum is dead and their dad is in jail for life. How are the Douthett children coping?
Exclusive: More than a dozen Auckland properties were torched, causing $2.5m in damage.
Steve Braunias reports from Mark Lundy's last-chance appeal at the Supreme Court.
Journalist Kristin Edge takes ride with police on drug operation, and looks at referendum.
His mum's face crumpled as she visited him in prison. He saw in her face what he'd done.
Seven per cent of Chinese, but 10 to 12 per cent of all other groups, are left-handed.
We look back at the bizarre sex offending of West Auckland criminal Ronald Van Der Plaat.
Smoke lingers. One poster remains on the wall, intact. People walk past muttering.
Nakeeta Prior, 19, was sentenced in the Rotorua District Court this week.
Some the catamaran's incidents, which injured passengers, have been eerily similar.
Australian MP and counter-terror expert tells Royal Commission that NZ could be a model.
There are a number of arguments in favour of allowing inmates to vote.
I'm beginning to understand how Humpty Dumpty felt, and he wasn't even in a car.
The Kea crashed with 52 passengers on board during a routine trip to Devonport in 2017.
Only the quick thinking of a young cop stopped 501kg of meth slipping into the country.
'It's never a good idea if you're stabbing something into a fuel tank.'
Police have offered more than $1.65m in reward money since 1999 for unsolved crime info.
We say: The Waitangi Tribunal wants the voting ban lifted for all prisoners.
The father of a man murdered by his girlfriend's jealous ex has forgiven the killer.
The alleged gunman's mother has praised Police and Corrections.
Three prison guards were also charged and later acquitted over the vicious prison fight.
Top national sports coach probed by police after sex abuse allegations by teen girls
Bay of Plenty is the district with the most gang members, with 1359 on the list.
We say: Far too many of our young charges are left poor, hungry and in need of transport.
The woman is facing seven charges of unlawful sexual connection with two teenagers.
Why are so many youngsters being picked up? Police say poverty is a factor.
He convinced a camper to lend him the car for a funeral. It was never returned.
Crown and its lawyers to face scrutiny of historic claim settlement strategies.
The blogger conducted "several campaigns of harassment" against influential people.
Legendary cop who helped a homeless teenage John Banks dies.
Michael Chua was living in NZ while wanted in Malaysia for an alleged $26.5m fraud.
A man arrested in Massey after a woman was killed was seen trying to get out of handcuffs.
Details are emerging of the estranged couple at the centre of a brutal fatal stabbing.
Details emerge of identities of alleged abusers held by government agencies.
It is the same ferry which saw Fullers pay nearly $100,000 to victims of a 2015 crash.
The occupation is unlikely to end soon.
Slain toddler's uncle is notorious RSA triple killer William Bell.
Oranga Tamariki had been contacted by people concerned about Akl toddler before his death
"The neighbourhood knew he is unwell and waited for an opportunity to steal what he had."
The Government is reviewing drug laws but has kept this under the radar.
Armed robbers moved a long knife around his neck, telling him where they would cut him.
The three businesses made false representations in invoices during a six-year period.
Thousands could benefit from what the Government is trying to achieve in drug law reforms.
Opportunity shop owners say theft is an ongoing issue in Tauranga.
The report called for the abolishment of the current prison system and Oranga Tamariki.
The man accused of killing Auckland toddler Malcolm Bell 'loved that boy', says brother.
Lives of 500 children raised as state wards exposed - inside the horrors of a boys' home.
Michael Davies was accused of leaving his old firm with 'thousands' of secret files.
Offender who threatened to give 'many people HIV' if released from prison to be freed.
A 46-year-old architect is on trial for allegedly stealing his former firm's secrets.