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Convicted murderer David Lyttle continues to deny he killed his friend Brett Hall almost a decade ago.
A dead woman's fight to get ACC cover has continued to be debated in the Court of Appeal.
A former Dunedin doctor found guilty of killing teenager Amber-Rose Rush continues to deny he was the murderer.
Flushing Birchville dam in September last year killed fish and "essentially destroyed the entire ecology" downstream, a local Fish & Game manager says.
The huge rise may not be final but residents are worried, and an economist says the problem of infrastructure lagging behind growth is faced by councils across New Zealand.
Prisoner rights advocates are worried inmates at Wiri in South Auckland haven't been getting emails from friends and whānau because of an "arbitrary" rule.
A jury has found a prisoner guilty of sexually assaulting and threatening to kill a younger cellmate.
A hearing at the country's highest court today revealed that a new complainant had come forward with historical allegations.
A prison inmate thought he was going to die after allegedly being forced to perform sex acts on his bunkmate.
A dispute over the humble potato has reached boiling point over claims European frozen fries are being dumped in New Zealand.
Wellington sports groups are pushing the city council to scrap a proposal to ban new pokie machines in the capital.
Military analysts think Labour's victory at the general election will put some Defence Force changes and purchases on the backburner.
Labour broadcasting spokesperson Kris Faafoi has put a figure to the party's manifesto promise to provide a multi-year contestable fund for public interest journalism.
A long-running dispute over an earthquake-prone building in Wellington has hit a legal snag.
Twenty light armoured vehicles remain unused and waiting for a buyer - nearly a decade after the Defence Force decided they were surplus to requirements.
New Zealanders could be lounging on a Rarotongan beach this summer as the push for a travel bubble with the Cook Islands progresses.
The problem of assault within the army is common across the battalions, according to data released to RNZ.
An elderly woman who was assaulted and robbed in her Levin home described one of the accused attackers as having "pure evil in her eyes".
A man who kidnapped and severed a woman's finger because of a drug debt in Wellington has been sent to prison.
Advocates for victims are accusing the Defence Force of a lack of commitment after it left a crucial sexual violence programme leaderless for years.
They can have sex and consent to their own medical care, but 16- and 17-year-olds can't vote. A group have taken their case to the High Court asking for that to change.
Attorney-General David Parker says there's been no decision yet on a possible appeal to the high court ruling that some of the country's alert level 4 lockdown was unlawful. Video
Child sex offender and murderer Phillip John Smith is accusing the government of unlawfully bringing him back to New Zealand after his audacious overseas escape.
Gripp's lawyer Mike Antunovic told the jury in closing statements today Gripp was protecting himself and his younger cousin.
The GST on a stolen iPhone could mean the difference between one year and up to seven years in jail for a man before the Court of Appeal.