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A woman has described the severe beating her husband inflicted on her hours before he was fatally stabbed by their son.

Man killed by son bashed, threatened his family for years - wife

She detailed a night when he allegedly beat her in front of their kids while high on meth.

Penny Bright has been diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer.

Penny Bright diagnosed with 'incurable' cancer

The activist says stress over the forced sale of her home has made her sick.

Nicole Marie Tuxford was found dead at her Merivale home on April 7.

Woman killed in Merivale named

She was 27-year-old Nicole Marie Tuxford.

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Northland police officer to stand trial on sex charges

The officer, who has name suppression, has pleaded not guilty to sexual violation and indecent assault.

Turiarangi Tai played up to the camera after he was found guilty of murder.

Pakuranga murderer plays up to camera after guilty verdict

Turiarangi Tai fatally shot Chozyn Koroheke in April 2017.

Chozyn Koroheke was killed in April 2017.

Auckland man found guilty of girlfriend's shotgun murder

Turiarangi Tai fatally shot Chozyn Koroheke in April 2017.

Phillip John Smith is one of the inmates taking the Department of Corrections to court.

Prisoners take Corrections to court over strip search

Inmates, including the infamous Phillip John Smith, say the experience was degrading and unlawful.

On Saturday, the public will get the chance to see the historic building up close and personal.

Auckland courthouse celebrates 150 years

The Auckland High Court will opens its doors to the public on Saturday as part of the court's 150-year anniversary celebrations.

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Man who shot at police 'blew his chance' - judge

Joshua Mason Kite was sentenced to 11 and a half years in prison on Friday.

Amber-Rose with her mum Lisa Ann.

Name suppression appeal lodged for Amber-Rose Rush murder-accused

The 30-year-old has been remanded in custody and is due to reappear in court on March 27.

Amber-Rose Rush with her mum Lisa Ann.

Man accused of murdering Dunedin teen pleads not guilty

Amber-Rose Rush was found dead at her home in February.

Susan Austen is charged with aiding the suicide of an elderly Wellington woman.

Assisted suicide trial: Accused wanted to provide 'comfort'

Euthanasia activist Susan Austen is charged with aiding the suicide of an elderly woman.

Amber-Rose and her mum Lisa Ann.

Amber-Rose Rush murder-accused allegedly threatened to kill four others

A 30-year-old doctor is charged with murdering the 16-year-old.

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Vehicle in fatal crash topped 150km/h, court told

Dylan Cossey and Stephen John Jones are accused of causing four deaths in a street race.

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Dead woman's diary key to Crown case

Susan Dale Austen is alleged to have helped Annemarie Trembath take her own life.

The drawn-out legal battle will resume on Monday morning.

Kim Dotcom extradition battle ramps up a notch

The case is now before the Court of Appeal.

Susan Dale Austen is charged with aiding the suicide of Annemarie Treadwell.

Wellington teacher's assisted suicide trial to begin

Susan Dale Austen has pleaded not guilty to three charges.

Liam Reid

Murderer Liam Reid seeks injunction against crime doco

He's worried the show could prejudice a further appeal against his convictions.

Veteran activist Penny Bright hasn't paid her rates since 2007.

Auckland Council wants to sell Penny Bright's house

The High Court has been asked to proceed with the sale of her Kingsland pad to recover unpaid rates.

Heidi Lilley, 54, and Kia Sinclair, 23, are taking their city to court over their right to go topless.

Women taking city to court over right to go topless

They say it's discriminatory that men can be shirtless, but women can't.