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Patrick Waru has been sentenced to seven years and 10 months jail for taking part in a violent attack on six guards at Auckland Prison in Paremoremo.
Three investigations are under way after two inmates required hospital treatment following an attack on a prison staff member. Audio
The new bed tax unfairly disadvantages small motels, says an Auckland motel owner who will have to to pay $7500 per year to promote the city.
A resident of flood-hit Edgecumbe is furious rates in the town are likely to go up to pay for the damage.
Cardboard boxes were used to replicate bricks of cocaine found inside a diamond-encrusted horse-head statue, a senior customs officer has told a jury.
The lawyers for two men accused over the country's biggest ever cocaine bust insist their clients had no idea drugs were inside a horse-head statue. Audio
Gangs, known for importing, manufacturing and selling drugs, are worried about their young, drug-addicted members and want the government to help them, says the Police Minister.
A man bitten by a shark in a Southland bay three years ago says he's shocked to hear a woman had been attacked at the same beach. Audio
A woman who accuses a senior Northland policeman of sexual molestation over four years has told RNZ she was 'frozen' the first time the abuse happened. Audio
Ten years after a scathing report on how police handled sexual assault cases, the woman whose case sparked the inquiry says more victims are getting justice today. Audio
A US-based helicopter manufacturer has criticised a New Zealand report into a fatal crash involving one of its aircraft.
Dairy owners want cigarette companies to fork out for security to protect them from attacks.
Shopkeepers are installing bollards and metal shutters to stop criminals ram-raiding their stores. Video
Beehive and honey thefts are continuing to rise and police believe organised gangs are responsible for most of the crime.
As Waiheke Island health teams deal with P addicts as young as 15, the community is banding together to fight its own war on methamphetamine.
Police have taken two years to investigate and uphold a Northland woman's complaint that a senior constable had failed to take seriously protection order breaches she reported.
The former classmates of a Saudi Arabia bomber who studied in New Zealand were shocked to learn he planned an attack on the Medina mosque.
An Auckland woman who says she was strangled by her partner is accusing police of failing to take her case seriously.
Meth use is increasing the workload for women's refuge centres, with one centre reporting the drug to be involved with 60 percent of all the cases they deal with.
Nearly two years ago, Ulanda Titford complained about the way police handled her ex-partner's repeated protection order breaches. She is still waiting for an answer.
A second Whakatane woman has come forward saying her application to join the police force has been unfairly rejected.
There have been 286 complaints against police officers upheld so far this year, including dangerous driving, violence, unlawful searches and privacy breaches.
The success of the country's first three-way kidney transplant matches has raised hopes that more, and quicker, transplants can now be done.
Cautious banks are being blamed by some in the property industry for a lack of affordable apartments being built.
The Corrections Department has been investigating claims of organised fights at the Serco-run Wiri Prison, Labour says.