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Dozens of homeowners are taking legal action in Auckland High Court against a manufacturer of timber cladding.

Shadowclad: Homeowners begin class action against Carter Holt Harvey

They want $40 million.

Auckland High Court

MPI staffer filmed saying fruit tree cull 'not a biosecurity issue'

A Kiwi farmer taped him, anticipating he'd need it for evidence in court.

Andy McGrath is taking the Ministry for Primary Industries to the High Court to try and save his livelihood.

MPI taken to court over 'heartbreaking' plant destruction

But industry body Summerfruit NZ says it's a biosecurity issue.

Western Springs victim died over botched drug deal.

Western Springs victim died over botched drug deal, court hears

The defendant has pleaded insanity.

Cory Jefferies has been found guilty of murdering the mother of his three young children, Kim Richmond.

Family says Kim Richmond's kids have lost both parents

Cory Jefferies was found guilty of murdering the mother of his three young children.

Malcolm Rewa is currently in preventative detention for the rape of 25 women, including Susan Burdett.

Docudrama could prejudice Rewa trial - lawyer

It portrays Teina Pora as innocent and could influence the jury.

The victim was found in a Western Springs flat stairwell.

Man charged with killing 69yo pleads insanity

The victim was found in a Housing NZ flat stairwell.

Defence had opted not to call witnesses or give evidence in the trial of Kim Richmond's death.

Cory Jefferies 'unemotional' after guilty verdict

The jury's decision was unanimous.

Defence had opted not to call witnesses or give evidence in the trial of Kim Richmond's death.

Cory Jefferies found guilty of murdering partner Kim Richmond

Jefferies had admitted to manslaughter but denied murder.

Defence has opted not to call witnesses or give evidence in the trial of Kim Richmond's death.

Kim Richmond trial: Defence calls no witnesses, gives no evidence

Cory Jefferies' lawyer says they have "nothing to prove".

Kim Richmond's body was found in a ute pulled from Lake Arapuni in southern Waikato last year.

Lawyers give final arguments in Kim Richmond murder trial

Her partner Cory Jefferies is charged with her murder.

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More evidence to be presented in Lake Arapuni murder trial

The accused says he admits manslaughter but not murder.

Two-year-old Arnica Savage was found in the Rangitaiki River late on Sunday night near the small settlement of Te Mahoe, south of Whakatane.

Man denies murdering toddler found in BOP river

Two-year-old Arnica Savage was found in a river late on Sunday night.

She won't have to repay more than $100,000 of benefit money.

Woman wins case against MSD over bank loans

She won't have to repay more than $100,000 of benefit money.

He was sentenced to a minimum non-parole period of 17 years.

Chozyn Koroheke's murderer Turiarangi Tai jailed for life

He was sentenced to a minimum non-parole period of 17 years.

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.

Crown prosecutor Gareth Kayes told the jury the son used unreasonable force when he stabbed his father.

Son who stabbed abusive dad used 'unreasonable force' - Crown

"The defendant is still guilty of murder, even if the person he killed was not likeable."

A woman has described the severe beating her husband inflicted on her hours before he was fatally stabbed by their son.

Man killed by son bashed, threatened his family for years - wife

She detailed a night when he allegedly beat her in front of their kids while high on meth.

Penny Bright has been diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer.

Penny Bright diagnosed with 'incurable' cancer

The activist says stress over the forced sale of her home has made her sick.

Nicole Marie Tuxford was found dead at her Merivale home on April 7.

Woman killed in Merivale named

She was 27-year-old Nicole Marie Tuxford.