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A 30-year-old fruit tree was the only casualty when a speeding car crashed into a Taranaki couple's backyard.
A dangerous driver was so inebriated at a crash scene police officers could not have a proper conversation with him, a court heard.
Two motorhome owners who emptied their raw sewage over the tarmac outside a New Plymouth restaurant were less than a kilometre from an official disposal station, it has been revealed.
Police have locked down the office of a Christchurch cryptocurrency trader after it lost what appears to be millions of dollars worth of currency in a security breach.
A 35-year-old man has been jailed for a robbery in which the victim's legs were burned with a butane burner.
When Joseph Roud-Cochran's bail application was declined he took measures into his own hands and leapt out of the dock in an attempt to escape, a court has been told.
ï»¿A burglar ripped off the same Hamilton school three times in three weeks, stealing televisions and electronic equipment.
A woman jailed for the home invasion robbery of an elderly Christchurch couple said she would support the Mongrel Mob "until the day I die".
A woman had been jailed for six months after admitting she had synthetic drugs for sale at a time when people were dying from taking them.
Retirement village residents are being warned of a scam in which strangers knock on doors requesting to check the resident's medication.
The trial of the doctor accused of murdering 16-year-old Amber-Rose Rush will be held in Dunedin later this year.
A Taranaki teenager involved in the carjacking of a woman and her 72-year-old mother, followed by a high speed chase with police, has turned his life around, a court heard.
A Waitara man repaid the kindness of a stranger by punching and kicking him before stealing money from his wallet.
One of the four gang members who suffered stab wounds in a fight nearly a week ago remains in Timaru Hospital.
A man who allegedly killed Rima Fernando Sikei has pleaded not guilty to murder at the High Court in Auckland.