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'He banged on my window': Holiday park manager recalls moment stabbing victim arrived

A murder investigation is currently underway.

A police officer turns traffic away as the Makawera river flows on the road between Invercargill and Wallacetown caused by torrential rain, Invercargill, New Zealand, Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Credit:NZPA / Dianne Manson

Man stabbed in Whangarei reportedly expecting a child

Locals say stabbings are not common in the town.


Man dies at Whangarei motor camp of suspected stabbing

A homicide investigation has been launched.

More arrests are anticipated in the coming days.

Black Power members charged over Whanganui murder

More arrests are anticipated in the coming days.

There was a heavy police presence following the discovery of the body.

Charing Cross homicide has 'gang backdrop', says police

The body of a 28-year-old man was found on Saturday.


Police seek two people in Sosiua Helotu Ula homicide investigation

Mr Ula suffered fatal injuries after falling from a car on Sunday.

A new study suggests Fitbit's are an obstacle to losing weight, rather than a help.

Fitbit data leads to 90yo US man's murder arrest

The device showed her heartbeat spiked. Minutes later it stopped.


The case against Alan Hall

The three main components of the Crown case against Alan.


Grove Road: Murder on a Sunday night

The story of a decades-old murder and the man who still protests his innocence.


The making of a podcast

Mike Wesley-Smith has been investigating the conviction of Alan Hall for almost two years. Here's what was involved.


The scene of the crime

A 3D crime scene reconstruction of what happened inside the Easton house that night.


A Sunday murder and an unlikely suspect

The story of the murder of Arthur Easton and the arrest of Alan Hall, a man with no alibi or answers.

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The key people

The people you will hear from and about in Grove Road.


The surrounding area

The killer escaped down the alleyways that criss-cross Papakura - see the route he took that night.

Harris is the jailhouse snitch who made up evidence in the David Tamihere murder trial.

Court dismisses Tamihere trial perjurer Robert Conchie Harris' sentence appeal

His lawyer claimed the sentence for eight counts of perjury was "manifestly excessive".


New Zealand at lowest murder rate in 40 years - police

But the number of children killed is disturbing, police say.


Serial killer Hayden Poulter found dead in prison

He died less than a month after being recalled for breaching parole.


Man charged with murder over Upper Hutt death

Police say they're not looking for anyone else.


Whanganui man charged with murder of baby girl

Eight-month-old Bella Richardson was killed in November 2016.

Nancy Crampton-Brophy has been charged with the murder of her husband.

Woman who wrote How to Murder Your Husband charged with murdering husband

"I don't like jumpsuits and orange isn't my colour," the romance author once wrote.