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The research found not all registered civil legal aid lawyers actually provided that help.

Kiwis' access to legal aid declining, research says

"It is unaffordable for most people to pay a lawyer."

Rewa was found guilty of raping 27 women.

Serial rapist Malcolm Rewa denied parole

He was found guilty of raping 27 women and faces trial for murdering Susan Burdett.

Dylyn Davis, 26, pleaded guilty to murder.

Man who beat girlfriend to death gets 20 years

The victim's family says it's not enough.

Amber-Rose Rush was found dead at her home on Cleminston Ave on February 3.

Doctor accused of Amber-Rose Rush's murder revealed

30-year-old Venod Skantha's trial has been set for March 2019.

Police take the offence seriously.

18yo woman arrested for altering student drivers' licences

The licences were apparently used to allow under-aged students into bars.

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How a 30-year-old biscuit tin helps maintain New Zealand's democracy

Mitchell Alexander explains the most Kiwi part of New Zealand's lawmaking.

The Church held a vote on Wednesday.

Anglican Church will bless same-sex relationships

But it still won't allow same-sex marriage within the church.

Malcolm Rewa was found guilty of raping 27 women, including Susan Burnett.

Malcolm Rewa fails to block retrial for murder of Susan Burdett

The serial rapist will go to court for a third time in relation to her murder.

Mr Butler died in a Rotorua flat in September 2017.

Man charged over death of Neville Butler in Rotorua

The 26-year-old has been charged with manslaughter.

National leader Simon Bridges says the "guys and girls" in government won't get tough on gangs, even if the police minister wants to.

Bridges says Labour 'guys and girls' won't get tough on gangs

The National leader says the police minister is making promises his party won't fulfill.

Puni School in Pukekohe was forced to close for the first two days of term two because of the fire.

Man arrested over south Auckland fires

He faces 15 charges of arson and one of burglary.

Robert Conchie Harris in court.

David Tamihere murder trial perjurer named

He lied in court and was convicted on eight counts of perjury.

The man has been sentenced to more than a lifetime in prison.

Paedophile window washer dressed as Spider-Man, abused children

The man has been sentenced to more than a lifetime in prison.

Dylan Cossey fled the scene of the crash.

Hamilton street racer avoids jail

Dylan Cossey was found guilty of causing the deaths of four people.

Kanghua Ren tricked the homeless man into eating biscuits that made him vomit.

YouTube star facing jail after sick prank on beggar

Kanghua Ren tricked the homeless man into eating biscuits that made him vomit.

Tattoo artist at work

Rotorua tattooist jailed for sex offences

Jamie Keremete was found guilty of seven offences, including assault and threatening to kill.

They could be released back into the community as a result.

Rapists win major victory over New Zealand after UN finding

They could be released back into the community as a result.

Judge holding gavel in courtroom

Auckland mother jailed for turning daughter into sex slave

Kasmeer Lata sold her underage daughter as a sex slave more than 1000 times over 18 months.

Photographers knocked over barricades as they  scrambled in the sreeets outside the Manhattan courthouse.

Stormy Daniels creates a stir arriving at Michael Cohen hearing

She wants to watch the court hearing over documents seized from Trump's longtime personal lawyer.

The 16-year-old is accused of breaking into the Croall Crescent address on April 7.

Teen in court over horrific home invasion rape

He's accused of physically assaulting a woman, and sexually assaulting her mother in their own home.