Crime And Justice

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was one of those to express sorrow at the 22-year-old’s death.

Google taking measures after Millane murder-accused named

Google has been criticised for sending an email containing the "trending searches" of the moment.

Nathan Kraatskow.

Mum of teenager killed in drunken hit-and-run wants tougher penalties for his killer

Nathan Kraatskow died in May when Rouxle Le Roux, 19, hit him at an intersection in Albany in north Auckland and failed to stop - she then made light of it on Instagram.

The man was sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in prison for the serious misjudgement.

'C'mon you know what to do' - Sydney father jailed for encouraging four-year-old daughter to play with his gun

The man was sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in prison for the serious misjudgement.

 U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii accuse the owner and officers of the Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins.

Indonesian fishermen charged with smuggling NZ$85,000 worth of shark fins in US

Prosecutors say the fishermen harvested fins from some sharks that were still alive.

The sentencing in the US has been hailed as a landmark moment for the MeToo movement.

Bill Cosby continues sexual assault appeal but is denied bail

Cosby filed an appeal earlier this month saying that the trial judge had a feud with a key pretrial witness.

Police and the Vodafone Warriors joined forces in Auckland last night to push the importance of "driving drink free".

Vodafone Warriors and NZ Police team up in 'drive-drink-free' campaign

Motorists were pleasantly surprised to have the Warriors hand out rewards for sober driving at checkpoints.

Hair Razing Design owner Lynda Harper says it's a great joy and privilege to be part of making people, who have lost their hair due to medical conditions, comfortable again.

'Devastated' Whangārei Salon owner urges thieves to return wigs for cancer patients

More than 40 medical wigs were stolen from Hair Razing Design on Wednesday morning.

Person in critical condition following alleged Upper Hutt assault

Emergency services were called to Trentham just after 8.30pm tonight.

Sydney’s Luke Munday was heard hitting his partner while on a video game livestream.

NSW gamer who allegedly live-streamed attack on partner has convictions for violent offences

Footage of the alleged assault wasn't captured in the stream but Munday's partner could be heard crying.

The MP behind new legislation says the numbers are confronting, highlighting the scale of this country’s problem with domestic violence.

Nearly 30 people charged with strangulation since family violence law changed just 11 days ago

The MP behind the legislation says the numbers highlight the scale of New Zealand's problem with domestic violence.

Two men arrested after robbery of Christchurch Kiwibank branch

Police say no one was injured during the robbery, however staff were shaken.

Mr Trump made the comments in an interview with Fox News one day after Cohen’s sentence.

Donald Trump says he 'never directed' ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to break law over hush money payments

The comments were made in an interview with Fox News the day after Cohen was handed a three year jail term.

Mother of nine-month-old baby found dead on Surfers Paradise beach charged

The woman is due to appear in court today charged with failing to provide for a child, causing danger of death.

David Clark made the major Government announcement today, December 13.

Addiction services back Government move on synthetic cannabis

Over the past year more than 50 people have died as a result of taking synthetic cannabis.

Andrew Little said distributing information can undermine the justice system.

Justice Minister says Google has to be called to account for breaching suppression in Grace Millane case

Google admits it inadvertently emailed the accused's name to a number of subscribers.

Three people badly hurt in 'horrendous' Masterton home invasion

One victim required facial surgery after Monday's attack.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was one of those to express sorrow at the 22-year-old’s death.

Police find shovel sought in Grace Millane murder investigation

Detectives say the shovel was located and seized in the central west Auckland area.

Woman with hands tied.

Online guide launched to help sexual violence survivors navigate justice system

There's been "overwhelming feedback" from victims and survivors about the need for better access to information.

Strangers reported the suspected attack to police after hearing Luke Munday fighting with his girlfriend.

Alleged domestic violence Fortnite live-streamer appears in Australian court

The NSW father is accused of assaulting his partner as he live-streamed himself playing.

A before and after showing how the kindergarten's slide was ripped right out of the ground.

South Auckland kindy kids upset after thieves rip off their playground - 'It's the damage emotionally that it does to children'

The thieves took numerous objects including furniture, play equipment, tools and even a slide which was embedded in the ground.

New Zealand Police tout milestone as 2000th woman joins force

"It took more than 50 years for police to reach 1000 women on the frontline and only 22 years to reach 2000."

Man stuck in vent for two days after attempted burglary of California restaurant goes wrong

The man was in generally good condition despite being exposed to the cold and the elements.

Sydney mum found dead months after children murdered by their dad

Olga Edwards lost 13-year-old daughter Jennifer and 15-year-old son Jack in July.

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