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When three men armed with guns came after Hamilton man Michael Bell on Wednesday night, they first went to the wrong house.
New Zealander Sean Davison helped his cancer-ravaged mother end her life, he was charged this week with doing the same for a disabled friend â and now South African authorities suspect he has assisted with more deaths.
A man has been arrested after allegedly carrying out several assaults in the space of a couple of hours in Invercargill.
A man is dead and another man has been arrested after a stabbing at a Pāpāmoa, Bay of Plenty, address on Saturday morning.
A prison guard who planned to sneak tobacco and cellphones to jailed drug dealers in exchange for deposits to her TAB and bank accounts has avoided conviction.
A 41-year-old man is in hospital after a serious assault just after midnight near Hornby Mall in Christchurch.
A teenage girl who died after crashing a stolen car was in the care of Ōranga Tamariki, the Coroner's court was told.
A fugitive wanted for multiple alleged frauds and accused of sexual assault has been arrested in Australia.
Peace and quiet has returned to the Upper Hutt street where Glen Collins was "slashed up" on Thursday night.
Synthetic cannabis users are gambling with their lives, a health official warns following a spate of hospitalisations in Christchurch.
His crime was recorded by the woman he raped, and he put his selfish desires ahead of everything else, a court has heard.
A 27-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he allegedly attack a woman in an early morning incident in Christchurch
A lawyer linked to New Zealand's first convicted human trafficker has been sentenced for fraud, continuing to show no remorse to his victims.
The mother of two victims of sexual abuse cried at the sentencing of the offender, previously a trusted family friend.
Thieves have targeted the Cancer Society Central District offices leaving them without hot water and out of pocket.
A Greymouth District Court jury has been unable to reach a verdict in the case of a man alleged to have sexually offended against a child.
In parts one and two of The Big Scam, a Stuff investigation, we showed how a Punjabi businessman appears to be running a major immigration fraud scheme. In part three, Dileepa Fonseka and Steve Kilgallon show how others are trying the same tricks. Visuals by David White and Dominico Zapata. Additional reporting by Tony Wall.