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Caught on camera: Man on mobility scooter hurls racist abuse

A man on a mobility scooter has been caught on camera hurling racial abuse at a family out Christmas shopping.<p>The family, including a teenage …

New Zealand News

Babysitter jailed for five years for killing 'princess' Christchurch infant in 'moment of rage'

A heartbroken mother has described her "worst nightmare" of losing her "princess" daughter as the girl's babysitter has been jailed for five years …

Crime

Police raid house in search for teens who tried to drown boy in street drain

Police have raided a house and seized shoes and a cellphone as they close in on teenagers involved in the 'drown him' assault case.Four teenagers …

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Inspector Hurimoana Dennis to end police career after teen kidnapping acquittal

A police inspector who was acquitted of kidnapping a 17-year-old boy to end a young love affair will leave the force.Sources have told the Herald …

Crime

Ex-Marsden Point Oil Refinery worker with cancer wants compensation, claiming lead poisoning

A former Marsden Point Oil Refinery worker has won a battle to further probe whether cancers that riddle his body are linked to exposure to highly …

New Zealand News

Full noise: Woman bites cop after stereo seized

A Mosgiel woman went berserk when noise control staff turned up to her home to confiscate a stereo, a court has heard.<p>Tania Lee Vince, 37, was …

Crime

Family living in fear after axe attack in Flaxmere, Hawke's Bay

A man allegedly attacked his neighbours' vehicle with an axe on Wednesday afternoon, leaving the Flaxmere family terrified. A Flaxmere father …

New Zealand News

Kid's sandwich packets used to sell drugs by organised criminal groups

A major Waikato police operation targeting drug dealers has uncovered a criminal group selling drugs from children's sandwich packets.<p>Thirty people …

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Invercargill policeman Ben McLean admits killing wife, shooting her new partner

<b>Appearing in the High Court at Invercargill on Thursday, Benjamin Peter McLean, 48, a police officer for 10 years, pleaded guilty to the murder of</b> …

Crime

Spies slammed by watchdog for 'unlawful' access of database which includes most Kiwis

The senior lawyer charged with oversight of our spies has issued a damning report into "unlawful" access of data about "large proportion of New …

Surveillance

Popular South Canterbury swimming spot closed

A popular swimming spot near Temuka in South Canterbury has been closed due to high levels of a toxic algae.<p>Just a teaspoon of cyanobacteria can kill …

New Zealand News

Cow disease found in North Island for first time

The cow disease Mycoplasma bovis has been found in the North Island for the first time, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).<p>MPI has …

New Zealand News

Senior police officer to face criminal charges after sex abuse complaint

<b>Female complainant says "today is a good day" after she was told a senior police officer would be charged with criminal offences after her sex</b> …

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Arrest made after gang related shooting in Taranaki

Armed police have made an arrest in relation to a shooting at a North Taranaki property which is believed to be gang related.

Crime

Maori more likely subjected to mental health treatment, placed in seclusion

Maori are more likely to be subjected to compulsory mental health treatment and placed in seclusion, a report has revealed.<p>The over-representation of …

New Zealand News

Spies 'unlawfully' accessed data then refused to talk about it properly - oversight body

Our spies have broken the law accessing Customs and Immigration data and have resisted explaining to the intelligence oversight body why they have …

Surveillance

National Standards have officially ended in primary schools across the country

Education Minister Chris Hipkins: "Since National Standards were introduced in 2010 reading levels of New Zealand children have dropped to their …

Education

Papamoa left picking over the damage after Sunday's fight in Lyn Grove

Residents have been left to pick up the pieces the morning after a big fight broke out in Papamoa where people used sticks, garden tools and bats as …

New Zealand News

Patients' 12-year wait for discharge from secure mental health unit could be 'unlawful detention'

Patients ready for discharge are waiting up to 12 years to be released from a secure mental health facility for adults with intellectual disabilities …

New Zealand News

Prison moves to ease overheated cells after inmates make complaint

A Christchurch Men's Prison inmate was taken to hospital with a suspected heat-related illness just days after his fellow prisoners complained their …

Prison

'Comatose' teenage girl failed by adults, coroner finds

Rangimaria White was killed by a hit-and-run driver in July 2015.<p>Rangimaria White vomited, drifting in and out of consciousness, as she lay drunk in …

Crime

Water cut to 600 properties over toxic algae

Several Taupō lakeside settlements have had their water intakes shut down over fears of a potentially toxic algal bloom.<p>A public health warning has …

New Zealand News

Minister warned of critical pressure on natural resources

The Environment Ministry has warned its minister that pressures on New Zealand's natural resources are reaching a critical point.<p>It said the …

New Zealand News

PPTA voices concern after teacher censured for stopping boys banging heads into desks

A teacher who has been censured for stopping two boys banging each other's heads against their desks says that in hindsight she should have left them …

New Zealand News

Cobham Intermediate students allegedly 'shamed' in class over parents' unsettled accounts

Woman fears the building boom is an excuse to exploit working class suburbs.<p>They bravely represented NZ at the World Puzzle Champs, but lost in …

New Zealand News

Doping investigation nets up to 100 New Zealand athletes in illegal steroid probe

"To have identified approximately 100 athletes using a website selling these substances is extremely disappointing to us at DFSNZ."<p>Up to 100 New …

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Sport shock: 80 New Zealand athletes suspected in illegal steroid probe

An investigation into illegal steroids has uncovered alleged widespread cheating in New Zealand sport, with up to 80 athletes allegedly caught up in …

New Zealand News

My anguish at my daughter's bullying

The 12 year old waited for her parents and two sisters to go to bed.

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More Kiwis living pay day to pay day

The number of Kiwis living pay day to pay day has jumped in the past nine months and fewer people say they have money set aside to cover emergencies, …

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Inquiry slams Ministry of Health, local councils for systemic failure on water standards

Controversy looms as the Government considers universal treatment of drinking water through measures such as chlorination.<p>The recommended move stems …

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