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Man arrested for alleged human trafficking operation spanning decades 2 hours ago

A 64-year-old Samoan man has been arrested and charged.

Grace Millane's disappearance and the subsequent charging of a man with her murder have dominated headlines in the past week.

Grace Millane case: No prosecutions yet despite suppression breaches

Police say they are keeping an eye out.

Watch: Police issued this video after another home invasion just two months ago.

'Horrendous attack': Home invasion leaves Masterton man in hospital

Police are hunting for a trio of young offenders.


Opinion: Young women, like Grace Millane, are taught to fear

If I have a daughter, will I pass on my fears to her, asks Kethaki Masilamani.

Watch the Auckland vigil live.

Live stream: Auckland vigil for Grace Millane

Hundreds are gathering on Federal St in memory of the murdered 22-year-old.


Heartwarming poem for Grace Millane circulates on social media

"We say our country is safe, and you shouldn't need to worry, but you met a monster, and for that we are sorry."


Mark Longley's advice for Grace Millane's father

The father of murder victim Emily Longley has unique empathy for the grieving family.

Police confirmed on Sunday a body was found in the search for Grace Millane.

'We're not a safe country': Sophie Elliott's father on Grace Millane killing

"I guess people have to get that idea out of their minds completely."

Police confirmed yesterday that a body was found in the investigation onto Grace Millane's murder.

Grace Millane's brother's heartbreaking tribute to his sister

"You are my sunshine, my only sunshine," he wrote on Instagram.

Grace Millane's body was found on Sunday.

Grace Millane's death could 'erode' NZ's safe reputation - Tourism NZ

British backpacker Grace Millane's body was found in west Auckland's Waitākere Ranges on Sunday.


The search for Grace Millane: A timeline

The last seven days have been equally eventful and gut-wrenching.

NZ police car

Christchurch death sparks homicide investigation

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries on Saturday night, but died.

A vehicle of interest has also been taken in for forensic examination.

Last known person to see Grace Millane alive faces murder charge

The British backpacker's body remains missing.

UK tourist Grace Millane had been missing for more than a week.

Police say Grace Millane murdered

"Our investigation has determined Grace is no longer alive."

Police were called to an incident on William Blofield Ave in Mt Roskill around 11pm.

Fatal stabbing in Mt Roskill

A homicide inquiry has been launched.


Watch: Chilling moment Kiwi in Thailand led down alleyway to alleged rape

The accused, a construction worker, confessed to trying to have sex with the woman.

The stand-off lasted seven hours.

Watch: Stand-off between police and a man on the roof in Weymouth

The 39-year-old spent seven hours on top of a stranger's house, refusing to come down.


'Beast of Blenheim' to appeal new prison sentence

He was sentenced to more than two years in prison on Thursday.


Expensive cigarettes making NZ smuggling target

Customs say the recent tobacco fraud discovery is just the tip of the iceberg.

There was widespread backlash against the NZDF.

NZDF sex offender's daughter hits out at legal system

Tracey Thompson doesn't think her dad should be allowed to pursue costs against his victim.