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Peyo Crus died after the car he was a passenger in crashed into a tree. Today the driver - Kobus Alberts, who had been drinking - was sentenced to home detention for a year.
The Justice Minister has confirmed the Crown is considering appealing against the High Court decision that found Teina Pora's compensation should be increased in line with inflation.
Emotions boiled over at the High Court in Auckland as a man was jailed today for a fatal shooting.
Staff on the Ministry of Social Development's benefit review committee kept their identity secret on legal documents because they feared volatile clients.
A former DHB manager who stole money and billed for security at his daughter's birthday party has been sentenced to community service and a curfew.
The Privacy Commissioner is looking into how a gang member got a police informant's details from a Vehicle Testing NZ staff member.
The man who at one time called Jindarat Prutsiriporn 'Mum' was today jailed for orchestrating the kidnapping that left her dead.
William Katipa's victims told the court they feared pressing the alarm in the shared cell because of what could happen to them before help arrived.
A prisoner accused of raping three of his cellmates has been found guilty of all 14 charges, including sexual violation and threatening to kill.
Convicted double murderer David Tamihere was back at the High Court in Auckland today to give evidence against a secret witness from his trial.
It had all the makings of a movie: a 400kg diamante-encrusted horse head, 35kg of cocaine, and people nicknamed 'the Godfather', 'the Artist' and 'the Technician'.
A prisoner who says he was raped by his cellmate is suing the Department of Corrections for what a lawyer said was hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The trial of a prisoner accused of raping three of his cellmates has begun in the High Court in Auckland.
A father cocked a loaded shotgun, pointed it at his 2-year-old daughter - who was as close as 30 centimetres away - and pulled the trigger, the Crown says.
A life-long friend of the father accused of shooting his daughter with a shotgun says he tried to fire the gun up to six times into the ground but the gun wouldn't fire.
Fifteen prisoners have complained of being sexually assaulted in the past seven years, but a victims advocate says the true figure could be many times that. Audio
Michelle Kidd has been described as the woman who brings humanity to the court, when all humanity is gone.
The first police officers to arrive at the scene of the shooting of an Auckland toddler have told a court they heard her father say 'I shot her' multiple times.
The partner of a man accused of shooting his two year-old daughter in the face with a shotgun has told the court she was desperate to hug her child after the incident.
Eight-month-old Isaiah Neil died after being left in a hot car for three hours, while his parents and grandmother smoked synthetic cannabis and went to sleep.
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.