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The scene of the accident.

Fatal Auckland hit-and-run suspect charged

A 19-year-old will appear in North Shore District Court later this week.

Police are looking for man pictured in relation to the attempted robbery

Knife-wielding robber gets away with nothing

The man threatened staff with a knife and demanded cash.

CCTV image of the suspects.

Fog cannon kept Z Energy employee from harm - police

The robbery suspects got away with cash registers, but no one was hurt.

Westshore Corner Store.

Dairy owner punched for a packet of chips

Police are hunting for five teenage suspects.

Constable Stu Rota and police dog Dakota.

'Don't try to outrun police dogs'

A suspected robber has found out the hard way it's not that easy.

cycle lane

Suspected hit-and-run leaves teen cyclist dead

Auckland police are on the hunt for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal crash.

The offender, from south Auckland, was arrested at a Taupo motel.

Man rams stolen SUV into police car

The driver mounted the curb, began doing donuts and rammed a stationary patrol car.


Watch: Video of suspect in St Mary's Bay jogger attack

A woman was strangled and sexually assaulted early on Friday morning.


Real-life 'Jake the Muss' allegedly stabbed to death by his son

"He loves his family and feels protective over his mother."

After running for 20 minutes, he was caught.

Wanted man leads police on foot chase

A wanted man led police on a 20-minute foot chase through Alexandra on Sunday.

NZ police

Meth found in Aucklanders' car

The men were travelling through Murchison when they were pulled over.


Napier woman hospitalised after stabbing

Police are investigating after a passer-by discovered her injured at a Maraenui property.

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Teen charged over dairy robbery

A teenager has been charged with the aggravated robbery of a Napier dairy.

Epalahame Tu'uheava was killed last week.

Third arrest in Mangere homicide investigation

Two men have already been charged over the alleged murder of Epalahame Tu'uheava.

Auckland Prison.

Double-killer Graeme Burton stabbed

Investigations are underway after a prisoner was assaulted at Auckland Prison.

Judge holding gavel in courtroom

Timaru man arrested for importing child sex doll

It's the first time someone in NZ has been prosecuted for the crime.

The elderly man suffered a broken nose.

Pak'nSave assault suspect hands himself in

A 74-year-old asked a group to stop throwing food and was punched in the face.

The father who was fatally shot last week has been farewelled.

Mangere shooting victim farewelled, but killers remain on the loose

There have been reports the shooting was a hit arranged by gang members in Australia.

We Strait Aych are believed to be responsible for a number of robberies.

Youth gang members boast about crime spree online

They are believed to be responsible for a number of aggravated robberies.

A Christchurch man believes Cash Converters knowingly held onto his stolen musical equipment for a month.

Christchurch musician claims Cash Converters held onto his stolen guitar

He says the store denied having seen his missing instrument, but that it had already been sold to the shop by that point.