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Investigators in Turangi Campground in 2011.

Teen who raped, brutally assaulted 5yo granted parole

Raurangi Mark Marino, now 23, has been granted parole with strict conditions.

Former police officer Kimberlee Vollmer was sentenced on Monday.

Police sergeant sentenced for indecent assault

"We do not hesitate to investigate and hold our people to account where appropriate."

Jill Keats on The AM Show.

Christchurch mosque attack hero denied help from ACC

She says her treatment in the wake of the attacks has been hard to take.

Police at the scene.

Teen woman charged with Mt Eden murder

His body was found early on Saturday morning.

Police and Christchurch Men's Prison are both investigating the incident.

Corrections officer attacked at Christchurch Men's Prison

He was assaulted with a sharp piece of plastic.

A man returns the stolen wheels to their owner.

Watch: Tauranga man films himself confronting thieves

What happens when you ask a thief to give your stuff back?


Māori need fierce leaders to show the way

It's not racist to say Māori have a child abuse issue, writes Duncan Garner.

The Kawhaka shelter was stolen from the cycle trail.

'Low life' thieves nick hut from cycle trail

"Just no respect for people or property anymore."

Earlier this year the Government announced a ban on smoking in cars with children.

Record number of shops caught selling cigarettes to teens

Retailers in one city are consistently failing to ask for ID.

Watch: Less than a quarter of all crime has been reported to police during a 12 month period.

Three-quarters of crime goes unreported, according to largest-ever crime survey

Many people are unaware when a crime has been committed against them.


Ram-raid spree hits Napier

Someone keeps ram-raiding businesses, and police want them to stop.

police tape

Porirua homicide: Man charged with murder

A man has been charged with the murder of Porirua man Hone Pawa.

The Grey Lynn Tavern.

Grey Lynn fight ends in double-stabbing

A scrap at the Grey Lynn Tavern spilled out onto Great North Rd early on Sunday morning.

Hawke's Bay Hospital.

Serious assault in Hawke's Bay

A person is in a critical condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital.

Watch: Auckland sweet shop owners jailed for exploiting workers.

Immigration system sets migrant workers up for exploitation - union advocate

"If they were to change job, they not only lose the job but the ability to stay in New Zealand."


Police charge woman in Nelson fire investigation

She's accused of taking resources away from the battle against the Pigeon Valley blaze.

Steffan Pearce-Loe.

Christchurch woman who didn't stop after hit-and-run gets community work

A man was critically injured and later died.

Watch: The developers of the Mongrel Mob Defence app have been threatened.

Gang takeover of 'sacred' place prompts meeting

The road up Te Mata Peak was closed on Saturday due to an apparent patching ceremony.

The 2degrees store in Onehunga.

Auckland cellphone store ram-raided

Police say a significant amount of merchandise was stolen.

Sociologist Jarrod Gilbert on The AM Show.

Three men with possible gang ties arrested in Northland

Tensions have been rising after the shooting of a gang kingpin.