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A teenager who went on an Auckland-wide crime spree that included car-jacking a woman and leaving her hospitalised has been jailed.
The coroner thanked Christie Marceau's parents who gave evidence and sat through two weeks of testimony from 20 witnesses on the death of their 18-year-old daughter.
Akshay Chand's aunt has told an inquest his family was not told they would have to supervise him around the clock, contradicting evidence given by his mother.
The mother of Akshay Chand says she just wanted her son home on bail and had no idea that he would kill Christie Marceau.
The Ministry for Vulnerable Children left a teenager with a pre-existing brain injury in police cells for three nights because they could not find him a suitable bed.
The psychiatrist who assessed Akshay Chand before he was released on bail and killed Christie Marceau has told an inquest that Chand was extraordinarily deceptive.
The prosecutor in court when Akshay Chand was granted bail has confirmed she didn't alert the judge that his address was two minutes' walk from the victim's home.
The detective who had to tell the Marceau family that their daughter's kidnapper was out on bail has become emotional while recalling the meeting in court.
Former Conservative Party head Colin Craig has filed papers in the High Court in Auckland to sue his former press secretary Rachel MacGregor for defamation.
One of the men charged with importing 35kg of cocaine hidden inside a jewel encrusted horse's head says he was not making ends meet and his greed got the better of him.
The Crown says an Auckland District Health Board senior manager helped defraud the board of more than $318,000.
Colin Craig and Cameron Slater's lawyer spent much of their closing addresses arguing about the nature of the relationship at the centre of the case.
A notorious prisoner who threatened a guard with a shank has been sentenced to a further 21 months in prison, but it will not result in a longer sentence. Audio
Jaden Lee Stroobant, who was 19 when he sexually violated a 69-year-old woman in her home before murdering her, has been jailed for at least 17 years.
A repeat sex offender who sexually abused his young prison cellmate will have to prove he is no longer a risk to the community before he is released.
The former head of the city's downtown promotion agency - jailed after stealing $2.5m from it - is being released more than three years early. Video
Colin Craig's former press secretary has given the High Court details of creepy poetry, the infamous photo in the grass and questions about the moon landing.
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig went toe-to-toe with blogger Cameron Slater in the High Court today.
A multi-million dollar finance company fraud trial - believed to be New Zealand's longest running criminal trial - was aborted this week.
A witness says he pleaded with a man not to use his car to transport a kidnapped woman. Video
Police Inspector Hurimoana Dennis and a colleague are to be tried later this year on charges of kidnapping.
Colin Craig wrote a personal letter to his press secretary, saying that he physically desired her but had resisted kissing her.
The former leader of the Conservative Party says he was subjected to a modern version of the medieval punishment known as the stocks.
Day-care supervisor and teacher Lynn Abraham, accused of assaulting children in her care, has been found guilty of 10 of 11 charges
A pre-school teacher who wasn't coping with the stress of her job at times used gratuitous violence by smacking children in her care, the Crown says.