The officer, who has name suppression, has pleaded not guilty to sexual violation and indecent assault.
There's trouble in paradise, reports The Hui's Mihingarangi Forbes.
It's a legitimate business and now they are struggling to get workers.
Three people are seriously injured after the two-car collision.
Ricky Houghton is on a mission to help those who can't help themselves.
A car crossed the centre line on a highway near Kerikeri.
Police shot a 29-year-old man approaching them, armed with a weapon.
The country's oldest regional Returned Services' Association turns 100 on Friday.
Stranded motorists were given some relief on Monday when a private road opened.
A gaping hole in State Highway One near Kaitaia is days away from being repaired.
Crews and heavy machinery have been working to restore it as soon as possible.
A Far North councillor says the region's roads have had barely any seal in the past decade.
Thousands in the Far North will remain cut off from the rest of the country until mid next week after a downpour washed away a chunk of State Highway 1.
A person has been left with life-threatening injuries and a second is seriously hurt.
There's a gaping hole in State Highway 1 about 40km north of Kaitaia.