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The Corrections officer in charge of surveillance at the country's maximum security prison says a security camera recording an emergency incident was turned away. Video
Three prison guards were on trial at the High Court in Auckland today for allegedly beating a prisoner and trying to obstruct a potential investigation into the assault.
A 13-year-old boy told the police he had previously kept quiet about his rugby coach's sexual abuse because he didn't trust anyone.
The Crown says a junior rugby coach and teacher aide used his position of trust in the community to sexually abuse 18 boys over nearly 30 years.
A New Zealand woman being held in an Australian detention centre says authorities won't let her visit her partner who has been in a coma and undergone emergency heart surgery.
A man jailed for nine years shortly after being deported from Australia told New Zealand authorities he committed crime to pay for his family to visit.
The man accused of a one-punch manslaughter has walked free from court after the jury found him not guilty.
The Crown says Carlos Pula took his anger out on an innocent man and killed him with a single punch.
A former Auckland high school teacher accused of doing indecent acts on boys can now be named.
A repeat rapist has refused to leave the court cells and attend his sentencing at the High Court in Auckland.
Gabriel Yad-Elohim stomped a pensioner to death just three days after being discharged from Auckland Hospital's mental health unit. Video
Was it a drug deal gone wrong or the actions of an insane man? RNZ's Edward Gay reports from the closing of the murder trial of Gabriel Yad-Elohim.
Gabriel Yad-Elohim, accused of stomping a pensioner to death, was likely hearing voices when he carried out the killing and in his subsequent interview with the police, a psychiatrist says.
Serial rapist Malcolm Rewa's last-ditch bid to avoid a third trial for murder has been rejected by the High Court.
The clinical director of the mental health unit that discharged a man three days before he allegedly killed a man has come under fire during cross-examination in court.
Gabriel Yad-Elohim's lawyer says her client was hearing voices and had only been out of Auckland Hospital's mental health ward for three days when he killed a man.
The Crown says if hate preacher Abu Hamza can get a fair trial then so can serial rapist Malcolm Rewa.
A man who was sexually abused in Australian state care as a boy is taking his fight for compensation to the United Nations.
A lawyer for the man who poisoned nine of his colleagues with a cannabis-spiked Christmas cake has blamed his client's actions on long-term cannabis use.
A man accused of a one-punch killing at an Auckland 21st birthday party was in fight-mode, the court has been told.
A woman is likely to spend at least 10 years in a secure psychiatric hospital for stabbing her sister and burning her body. Video
The Australian government has a duty to pay compensation to child sex abuse victims, regardless of their citizenship status, a support organisation says. Audio
The NZ man, who has been denied $150k because he is not a resident, says it's just not right : "We get punished and they can just do what they like".
Augustine Lau yesterday received the longest ever jail sentence for breaching the Resource Management Act.
A property developer who has cost ratepayers more than $1 million in clean-up bills has been jailed after discharging sewage near a stream and using an asbestos contaminated landfill.