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Police expect to know within a few days whether there is any evidence of a missing Southland boy and his stepfather inside a car recovered from the sea.
New figures show almost a fifth of all police armed offenders callouts are in Canterbury.
Prominent lawyer Nigel Hampton QC has questioned whether a private prison set to open in South Auckland will actually help rehabilitate inmates.
New Zealand politicians are welcoming a breakthrough in negotiations over Iran's controversial nuclear programme.
The number of sexual assaults jumped last year though the overall crime rate fell. Figures released by Statistics New Zealand and the police show the crime rate dropped in 2014...
A couple who lost more than $100,000 to liquidators will now try to get some of their money back following a Supreme Court ruling today.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found police failed to properly investigate a sexual assault complaint.
Nothing comes between a seagull and its love of our summer game, as Sky TV's drone found out during the recent test between NZ and Sri Lanka in Wellington.
The Dunedin City Council is being criticised for not picking up the Citifleet fraud sooner than it did, after a report found huge pitfalls in its culture and processes. Audio
Official figures show police are abandoning more road pursuits, but reveal a long-term trend of more deaths when pursuits end in crashes.
Waikato and Waitemata have experienced a jump in violent and sexual crime in the past year. Nationwide, crime has dropped 3.2 percent this year but fewer crimes are resolved. Audio
A Greymouth police officer was justified in following a speeding car that crashed, leading to the death of passenger Judd Hall, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has ruled.
Money constraints are having a serious impact on crime-fighting, according to the Police Association, which says resources are stretched too thinly.
Tougher penalties for fleeing drivers, a blanket ban on gang patches and raising the drinking age to 20 are top of the election year wishlist from the Police Association.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found a Taranaki police officer was justified in shooting a man who kidnapped and held a woman hostage for 12 hours.
A new report shows the number of children living in poverty has declined, a reduction of 25,000, but child advocacy groups are not convinced a corner has been turned.