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Some dairy owners have gone to extreme lengths to protect themselves, installing cages for safety.

Dairies should ditch window ads to stop being targets - city planner

Dairy owners have got to be able to "get the cages down" and stop living in fear.

The sentencing judge called it "an act of extreme cruelty".

Auckland man jailed for burning young boy with boiling water

The sentencing judge called it "an act of extreme cruelty".

He had already been accused of sexual connection and indecent assault.

Northland detective inspector charged with additional crimes

He had already been accused of sexual connection and indecent assault.


Alleged Grey Lynn stabber seen walking 'casually' out of store

A witness says they were holding a bloody knife.


Could this be Christchurch's dumbest criminal?

"Some punk I guess you could say tried to smash the window."

A man has been charged with the theft of two human toes from the Body Worlds Vital exhibition in Auckland.

Man charged with stealing toes from corpse exhibition

Human remains were taken from Body Worlds Vital in Auckland.

NZ police

Shot Tauranga woman remains in serious condition

She was rushed to hospital on Friday night suffering an apparent gunshot wound.

Jim Lord on The AM Show.

Trafficking in NZ likely thanks to Chinese immigrants - expert

A former US Department of Justice prosecutor says the "most heinous" traffickers operate out of China.


Three teenagers arrested for vicious Queen St assault

Police had been hunting for the offenders since May 5.


Thieves make hilarious getaway

CCTV footage shows their unorthodox method of avoiding attention.

Police are investigating a dairy robbery in Templeton.

Police investigating Templeton dairy robbery

They are asking for the public's help to identify the men involved.

The woman is now back in New Zealand.

Reported and deported

Immigration NZ has apologised after deporting the victim of a serious crime after she reported it.

Muslim girl

Youth march against sexual violence, forced marriage

The organisers say few Kiwis realise forced marriage is a real problem in NZ.

The Minister for Police is considering targeting gang members committing benefit fraud.

Which is New Zealand's biggest gang?

Numbers have grown by 1500 in two years.


Violence in emergency departments woefully under-reported - study

Staff are often reluctant to report violence as they believe nothing will change.

Paremoremo Prison.

Paremoremo guards call in sick due to violent attacks

More than 30 of the guards took Sunday off, following another assault.

Rimutaka Prison.

Prison welfare veteran honoured

A former partner's time behind bars was the catalyst for a lifetime of service for Helen Murphy.

The haul included 31 iPads.

Schools' stolen iPads found by police

They said it's a reminder to have good security features.


Police dive squad turns 50

Former members are gathering to celebrate.

Norm Withers told The AM Show for the Government to repeal the three strike law is a bad idea.

Three strike repeal won't work - victim rights advocate

"They have plenty of opportunities and they just don't reform."