Open Justice multimedia journalist, Whanganui
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Married grandmother stole $245k over 15 years while claiming to be solo mum
Rowena Price was overpaid $245,715 during 15 years after fraudulently claiming benefits.
Killer who confessed to shooting drug dealer remains an 'undue risk'
James Mills, who was on bail at the time of the murder, will remain behind bars.
Gun-toting drug addict who fled police escapes jail sentence
Jamie Nicholas got a discount on his sentence because he was addicted to methamphetamine.
Combination of circumstances conspires to derail court cases
A judge sent a pool of potential jurors home on Tuesday after court cases collapsed.
Child sex offender offered 9-year-old girl money for sex
Michael Loye, who offered a 9-year-old girl $100 for sex, is beginning a jail sentence.
Glen Eden murder accused trio given name suppression at court appearance
Three people have appeared in court charged in connection with Ben McIntosh's murder.
Leaky apartment proves costly for couple - but was previous owner really to blame?
Couple lost hundreds of thousands of dollars after buying Wellington apartment.
Officer's testicles grabbed and squeezed during cell scuffle
A police officer was justified in using some force after prisoner grabbed his testicles.
Loss of mana: Fraudster jailed after losing millions from his own iwi
Te Whitinga Mark Huirua brought shame and a loss of mana to his iwi after losing $3.1m.
Man found not guilty of raping woman three times in her home
Jason Hikaka was cleared by a jury of forcing his way into a woman's home and raping her.
'I wish he would rot in hell': Woman abused by step-dad
Her mother knew about the abuse but never stopped it.
Unprovoked hate crime: Man who bashed and racially abused Māori man was on bail for attacking retiree
Darrel Britton's use of a racial slur in an unprovoked attack was an aggravating factor.
Appeal against convictions for threatening to torch an RSA dismissed again
Quinton Berrett wanted to honour Anzac soldiers - but wound up with criminal convictions.
Woman allegedly raped three times after man breaks into her home
Jason Hikaka denies raping a woman in her home, claiming the sex was consensual.
Legal aid: 'We are referring people into a broken system and it's pretty soul destroying'
Law Society says 20,000 people needing legal aid have been turned away.
Boy on waiting list with vision problems had an undiagnosed tumour
The boy's mother says she could have lost her son if she didn't go privately.
Man tried to have sex with unconscious woman he didn't know in hospital ED
Cao Cuong Nguyen was found guilty but challenged the verdict. He's now lost that appeal.
Technicality helps drugged driver avoid convictions
John Ihaka had meth and cannabis in his blood but avoided drugged driving convictions.
Rest home nurse gave dementia residents non-prescription drugs
Elisabeth Buckley admitted she ordered dementia patients to be given unprescribed meds.
'Wolf in sheep's clothing': Jail for sex offender who groomed girl
Child sex offender Shane Doull's claims of remorse did not sway a judge, who jailed him.
Parole denied for Black Power members jailed for killing rival
Parole denied for four Black Power members jailed for the killing of a rival gang member.
Man dies from head injury suffered in horse attack
Michael King was breaking in an Appaloosa when it reared up and kicked him.
Unfair dismissal costs kitchen company more than $25,000
A cabinetmaker who quit after his employer failed to pay him has been awarded the sum.
'Oxygen thief': Senior Black Power member jailed over killing
Black Power member Wayne Reardon has been sentenced to five years' jail for manslaughter.
Aggravated robber given another chance to avoid jail
Arama Peke-Meihana was sentenced in the Whanganui District Court today.
Court rules cabin crew's overnight stopovers aren't work
The decision means staff won't be paid for the time they are away from home at night.
Drink-driver caught speeding and running red lights
The man sped through Whanganui's city centre and ran two red lights while driving drunk.
Man develops prostate cancer after doctors mishandle test procedures
A patient developed prostate cancer after doctors failed to follow prescribed procedures.
Victim remains hypersensitive after suffering years of abuse
MM spent most of his life in jail after years of physical and sexual abuse in state care.
Social media used for the sale and supply of drugs
Jeremiah Peipi used social media for the sale and supply of class A and B drugs.
Defendant hit woman to escape being attacked, lawyer claims
A man charged with wounding with intent was acting in self-defence, his lawyer claims.
Unrestrained children in car as disqualified driver flees
Michael Waitokia had three unrestrained children in his car when he fled police.
Trials on hold after Omicron hits court staff following party
Court trials abandoned as Omicron impacts staffing levels in Auckland.
Living in fear: Life after a brutal bashing linked to the Hells Angels
Jamie Angus was warned never to return to Wanganui: 'one of them is going to kill you'.
Black Power members jailed for involvement in shooting
Heightened security as patched members of rival factions taunted each other outside court.
Mental health patient's high risk of violence known before he killed
David Gilchrist suffered paranoid delusions and was deemed a high risk before he killed.
Man charged with murder was stopped by police the night before fatal stabbing
Issues relating to police failures handling missing persons highlighted at inquest.
Woman lies and refuses to help police in investigation
A woman lied to police and refused to assist in an investigation into a savage attack.
Offender turns life around after stealing horse float
Financial strife caused Wayne Maunder to turn to crime but he's since got back on track.
Recidivist disqualified driver threatened with jail term
Andrew Springfield was warned continuing to flout the law by driving could result in jail.
501 deportee wins right to drink in licensed premises with family and friends
Aaron Pryce is encouraging other deportees to appeal conditions if they don't seem fair.
Man threatens to smash pregnant partner in front of police
Karl Barnes escapes jail sentence for twice assaulting his pregnant partner.