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A map with a pointer over Matakana Island.

Matakana death: Two men to appear in court

Freedom Taikato died in a suspected homicide on New Year's Day.

Shocking video of the Gdansk mayor getting stabbed onstage at a charity event.

Mayor of Polish city dies after public stabbing

He died of his wounds after being stabbed by a former convict at a charity event.

Police initially treated the death as unexplained.

Two men charged over Matakana Island New Year's Day death

They will appear in court on assault charges.


Arrest made in Ōtara homicide investigation

A 44-year-old has been charged with murder.

David Millane issued a moving statement on behalf of the family.

Kiwi police detective attended Grace Millane's funeral

Det Insp Scott Beard had previously been praised by the Millane family.

Watch: Grace Millane's father David Millane issued a moving statement on behalf of her family after her body was found.

Hundreds mourn Grace Millane at her funeral

Many wore white ribbons, a symbol representing opposition to violence against women.

David Millane issued a moving statement on behalf of the family.

Grace Millane: Funeral to take place overnight

The family will hold a private burial to remember her.

Police initially treated the death as unexplained.

Unexplained death on Matakana Island now a suspected homicide

The 22-year-old was found dead on New Year's Day.

Shayne Heappey

Fifth person charged over death of Shayne Heappey

The 25yo died earlier this month after being dropped off at Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries.

In October, the Court of Appeal rejected Lundy's bid.

Mark Lundy seeking conviction appeal with Supreme Court

His bid at the Court of Appeal failed in October.

Watch: National is calling for tougher sentencing after Rouxle Le Roux received home detention.

Rouxle Le Roux: Victim's mum 'disappointed' in failed appeal

Charlene Kraatskow says the family's now focused on "healing" - but says they "won't just give up" on justice.

Watch: Vigils for Grace Millane were held up and down New Zealand.

Men say violence isn't okay - but their attitudes say otherwise

What happened to Grace Millane was rare, but what enabled it is all too common.


Ōpōtiki man charged with elderly man's murder two years on

Brian Hilton's 2016 death was thought to be an accident until new information came to light.

Watch: National calls for tougher sentencing after hit-and-run driver gets home detention.

Rouxle Le Roux: Crown Law asked to consider home detention appeal

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for a harsher sentence.


National wants tougher sentencing after Rouxle Le Roux

She was given less than a year of home detention for killing a teen in a hit-and-run.

Watch: Grace Millane's father issued a statement on behalf of the family.

Grace Millane's family reveals mum's hidden cancer battle

They also praised New Zealand's "heartbroken" response to the 22-year-old's murder.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern choked up while apologising to Grace Millane's family.

MP responds to letter pleading for action on violence against women

But the Prime Minister hasn't got it yet.


Hundreds march for women affected by violence

The event follows vigils held across the country on Wednesday .

The vehicle and Mr Baker.

Police release photos of car, victim in homicide investigation

Shannon Baker was found dead on December 11.


All men need to help stop gender-based violence - Mark Longley

"You might not be part of the problem but you need to be part of the solution."