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Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom claims authorities are trying to lock him up again after he spent $10 million on his defence, ran out of money and got dumped by his legal team.
Phil Rudd arrived late at the High Court in Tauranga this morning prompting the judge to briefly issue an arrest warrant. Outside court the AC/DC drummer played up to media.
Police have detained a woman who was in a BMW involved in a rush hour Christchurch crash. The passenger is being held under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has identified more than $500 million missing through tax avoidance by businesses this year - a four-fold increase on five years ago.
Australian rugby player Kurtley Beale's $50,000 fine over an insulting text about a female Wallabies staffer will go to a programme for indigenous women, the ARU says.
Police are changing the way they record and inform the public about crime, and say they are now focusing on the number of occasions that crimes involving a victim are reported.
A former Dunedin lawyer struck off for misappropriating almost $2.8 million has been jailed for eight years and one month. John Milne had admitted 33 charges over 21 years.
The Government is being criticised for putting its anti-terrorism bill through Parliament under urgency, with one civil liberties lawyer saying the democratic process is being disregarded.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered hundreds more US National Guard troops to the town of Ferguson to prevent a second night of rioting and looting. (AUDIO)
Samoa's first disabled Lawyer to be admitted to the bar says local NGO's are doing more to support children with disabilities than the government.
The former Australia fast bowler Nathan Bracken says his thoughts are with injured batsman Phil Hughes but says New South Wales bowler Sean Abbott, whose bouncer struck Hughes, also needs support.
An iwi group leasing its catch quota to a fishing company is agreeing with a call for Maori to step up and seize opportunities in the industry.
Methven's first-half net profit rose 3.4 percent over the year earlier, which it says is satisfactory after earlier overstocking by key customers. (AUDIO)
A recent report estimates the cost of domestic violence and child abuse to the economy as $7 billion a year, and growing. But does that distract from the real issue – and its victims?
American surgeon and writer, Atul Gawande's new book is about ageing, illness, medicine - and the importance of having a great life until the very end.
How the city of Berkeley in California fought 'Big Soda' and won, with a new tax on sugary drinks.
New Zealand actors give their own interpretations of a number of Shakespearean Monologues.
The Rolling Stones performed in Auckland recently. Find out what goes on 'behind the scenes' to prepare for the big gig with production manager Dale Skjerseth.
The Shed Project is a wide-reaching initiative offering opportunities to people with disabilities. Amelia Nurse visits a shed in Paraparaumu to find out what the guys are up to.
The Skid Row Housing Trust provides permanent, supportive housing in down town L.A. for those in extreme poverty, with poor health, disabilities, mental illness and addiction.
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