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Complaint at police conduct over Christchurch bar and strip club

A convicted drug dealer and member of the family behind a Christchurch strip club and bar has complained that police holding a grudge have unfairly …

New Zealand News

Woman admits killing best friend after booze session

A Hamilton woman has admitted to killing her life-long friend by accidentally shooting him after a prolonged drinking session. Tiffani Jade …

New Zealand News

Lack of medical detox beds 'troubling' says Coroner after Rotorua death

Police have released a name and photo of Morocco Tai's brother four days after he fled custody while on bail.<p>Auckland house prices may be the highest …

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Mother appeals for return of blind boy's bike

A Whanganui woman is appealing for the return of her son's bike.But this is not just any bike. Darcy Britton, 17, is blind, and his bike is a tandem …

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Members of public pull children from wreckage after van rolls

Several bystanders helped pull children from the wreckage of a taxi van after it rolled in a paddock south of Auckland, injuring five people.<p>Four …

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Rapper Scribe breaks his silence, says police defamed him

Rapper Scribe has broken his silence over his legal troubles and says he wants to take defamation action against police for posting about him on …

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Nelly rape accuser refuses to testify after claiming she has no hope against a celebrity

A woman who said the rapper Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a Seattle suburb last weekend is dropping her pursuit of criminal charges.Lawyer Karen …

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Parents upset at police access to blood samples taken from babies

The mother of murdered teenager Jane Furlong was stunned to learn blood samples taken from her daughter at birth were later used by the police to …

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Shane Cortese and son thankful for concern after intimidated and robbed on Papatoetoe train

Shane Cortese is now selling real estate but is still open to acting opportunities.<p>Kiwi actor Shane Cortese has shown his thanks for the support he …

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Taranaki dog cruelty case one of the most severe witnessed by SPCA

A New Plymouth dog owner who kept two malnourished dogs inside a fetid-smelling house without proper care for a year has been banned from owning dogs …

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Dunedin mum blasted by judge for shoplifting with her children

A Dunedin woman's decision to take her two children on a shoplifting outing has been blasted by a judge.Kirsty-Lee Tobin (38) had already been …

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Woman receives torrent of online abuse after driving over ducks during 'sneezing fit'

A woman has received a torrent of abuse online after running over a family of ducks.

New Zealand News

Wife sentenced to home detention for husband's fatal fall

The family of a man who died after his violent, alcoholic wife pushed him, causing him to fall off a porch, leading to his death, says her sentence …

Crime

Stephen Findlay pleads guilty murdering neighbour Sharon Comerford

Sharon Comerford was bludgeoned with a blunt instrument a dozen times before being left for dead.

Crime

Appalling moment women caught setting fire to homeless man's bed after urinating on it

Shocking footage shows two friends setting fire to a homeless man's possessions on a city centre high street after one of them urinated on his …

Crime

Come Dine With Me winner admits to sex with friend's teenage son

A mother-of-three from Glasgow who won £1000 (NZD$2000) after competing on cooking show Come Dine With Me in the UK is back in court after she …

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'It's only for mothers, you sicko': Woman threatens to call security on dad changing son's nappy in parents' room

A woman has defended a man after he was shamed out of a parents' room in a Sunshine Coast shopping centre.According to witness Mikaa Ives the man was …

Parenting

Moko inquest: How the 'red flags' of two young mothers struggling to cope were missed

Just before rising from the judge's bench, Coroner Wallace Bain paused. "To Moko's mum at the back of the court, our sympathies to you again."I hope …

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Accused Australian killer wanted to kill before the age of 25: witness

A witness told the court Jemma Lilley had expressed a "desire" to kill.<p>An Australian woman accused of murdering an autistic teenager told a video …

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The face of a fraudster: Woman stole $50,000 from elderly with phone scam

This is Denise Cherelle Greig, back in jail for ripping off the elderly.Greig, 31, was sentenced to 20 months' jail in the Christchurch District …

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Female teacher guilty of turning classroom into 'sex den' for boys

A teacher has been found guilty of turning her classroom into a private sex den for teenage boys during school hours.Former California English …

San Mateo County

US mother leaves four children home alone as she takes 12-day European holiday

A suburban mother in the US state of Iowa has been jailed after she left her four children home alone while she travelled to Europe for a 12-day …

New Zealand News

Jury finds woman guilty of intentionally making her children sick

A mother who allegedly made her children sick because she liked the buzz of emergency rooms has been found guilty on a raft of charges.

Crime

Auckland schools struck by mumps and whooping cough

A mumps outbreak has worsened across Auckland. Nearly 500 cases of the highly infectious disease have been registered this year and numbers surged in …

Public Health

Volunteers devastated as thieves close Linton Park bike shed

For Rotorua volunteer Andrew Gibson, fixing up old bikes for underprivileged locals had become almost his reason for living.<p>Now he and others have …

New Zealand News

Mother who allegedly harmed her own children was overly vigilant and anxious - lawyer

<i>The woman mentioned in this story has name suppression due to a High Court order.</i>

Crime

Court appearance over Western Springs death

A 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in a Western Springs building.<p>The body was found in the …

Crime

'Toilet paper just littered down the side of the tracks'

Human waste and toilet paper are littering the Milford Track as another busy tourist season approaches, a Department of Conservation contractor says.

New Zealand News

Rural Tauranga in lockdown as armed police storm area

Police cordons have now been lifted at Barrett Rd in Whakamarama after armed police swooped on the rural Tauranga area where explosions were heard …

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'Vigilante' women must pay for smashed window

The owner of the car that was damaged at Simonsen Reserve, near Blenheim, has sought reparation. (File photo)<p>Two women on a "vigilante-type" mission …

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