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Dairy owners have seen a spate of violent robberies.

Dairy owners attacked with meat cleaver, machete, hammer 12 minutes ago

A spate of violent robberies prompted small business owners to ask for a tougher stance on thieves.

Theo and Chad Scrivener.

Thieves set fire to stolen ute with dogs trapped inside 48 minutes ago

A Northland family has been left devastated by the cruel act.

The thieves can be seen storming the counter, attacking the owners and stealing cigarettes.

Auckland dairy owners fight back against 'bandits'

Video shows the thieves attacking the owners and stealing cigarettes.


Hammer attack on Hamilton shopkeeper

Men armed with a hammer robbed a Hamilton convenience store on Saturday morning.

The spiked meat.

Dog food spiked with mystery pills left on lawn

Local vets in Orewa thankfully haven't reported any cases of poisoned pets.

Taylor (left) and Edmonds (right).

Police seek two men from international crime syndicate

They're believed to have links to the Comancheros and Filthy Few gangs.

The plane was spotted in North Korean colours.

Pacific Aerospace says it didn't know it was breaking UN sanctions

The judge in the sentencing of a NZ plane company that exported parts to North Korea has reserved his decision.

CARTERTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 07:  Police stand guard at the cordon near the accident site on January 7, 2012 in Carterton, New Zealand. Emergency services attended a hot air balloon crash that has killed 11 people in the early hours of Saturday near the Wairarapa plains town of Carterton. The balloon burst into flames and crashed killing all aboard.  (Photo by Marty Melville/Getty Images)

Hamilton shopkeeper attacked with machete

The man is now recovering after suffering a fractured skull.

Ljubljana, Slovenia - September 3, 2011: Close-up of McDonalds outdoor sign with  typical rounded yellow M letter against cloudless blue sky. Sign is positioned on the left side of image.

Wannabe Hamburglar holds up McDonald's

But the thief was after cash and not a late night snack.

NZ police car

Fleeing driver dives into river after car catches fire

A driver fleeing police on Monday morning gave up and dove into a river after his vehicle caught fire.

Between October 2016 and September last year, seven deaths and 552 crashes were recorded out of around 3600 pursuits.

Police not to blame for pursuit deaths - union

"It's the manner of the driving and the people failing to stop."

Amanda Denise Pemberton, now 39, was sentenced to life in prison in 1997.

Aussie teen killer deported to NZ

She was just three years old when she left NZ, but after 22 years in prison she's been sent back.

Twenty-one events are being held across the country.

Police call for 'more women, more diversity'

They're holding an open day on Sunday to show off what they have to offer.

Kelly Alex Donner died outside the Flax Bar and Eatery.

More searches, no arrests in Flaxmere case

Police investigating the killing of a 40-year-old man in Flaxmere searched more properties on Saturday but are yet to charge anyone.

Faamanu Milford was charged with attempted murder after attacking his young children 11 years ago.

Release conditions toughened for man charged with murder attempt on his kids

Faamanu Milford's ex-partner says she feels safer now.

Kelly Alex Donner, 40, died outside the Flax Bar and Eatery on Sunday night.

Flaxmere homicide victim named

Kelly Alex Donner died outside a restaurant on Sunday night.

Christie Marceau, 18, was stabbed to death in November 2011.

Parents of murdered teen say there were 'many hands on the knife'

Christie Marceau was stabbed to death in 2011 by Akshay Chand - who was on bail at the time.

Police are searching for the vandals who graffiti bombed this Auckland train February 24.

Police hunt vandals who graffiti bombed Auckland train in broad daylight

The emergency brake was pulled, with commuters inside.

Faamanu Milford severely injured his young children in 2007.

Man charged with attempted murder of his kids to be released

Faamanu Milford's former partner is terrified he will come after her family.

Flax Bar and Eatery.

Man dies after found seriously injured outside Flaxmere bar

Police have launched a homicide investigation.