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Another Look Into New Plymouth Chemical Dumps - Minister

Another Look Into New Plymouth Chemical Dumps - Minister

Wellington, June 10 NZPA - Environment Minister Nick Smith is promising another look into where toxic chemicals might have been dumped around New Plymouth.

Couple Fail In Bid For Compensation Over Death Of Baby

Wellington, June 8 NZPA - A couple have failed in their attempt to gain tens of thousands of dollars in compensation for the death of their baby son in foster care.

Louise and Craig Martin claimed Child, Youth and Family (CYF) breached its duty of care.

More Court Time For Bain Team

More Court Time For Bain Team

Wellington, June 8 NZPA - David Bain's day in court could stretch out even further with the possibility of a coronial inquest into his family's deaths and what could be a lengthy battle for compensation.

Bain Jury's Questionable Behaviour Prompts Call For Review

Bain Jury's Questionable Behaviour Prompts Call For Review

Wellington, June 8 NZPA - There are calls for a review of the way juries are prepared for major trials after questionable behaviour by jurors following David Bain's trial.

Police Need To Review Bain Investigation -- Locke

Police Need To Review Bain Investigation -- Locke

Wellington, June 7 NZPA - The police need to review their "serious mishandling" of the David Bain case over the past 15 years, Green Party police spokesman Keith Locke says.

Mr Bain was found guilty of murdering his parents and three siblings in June 1994.

Jury Members Join Bain Victory Party

Jury Members Join Bain Victory Party

Wellington, June 6 NZPA - Eyebrows have been raised by the actions of some of the jury members in David Bain's retrial, when they joined him at a celebratory party after he was acquitted.

After 15 Years' Wait, Bain Finds Justice Not Delayed

After 15 Years' Wait, Bain Finds Justice Not Delayed

Wellington, June 5 NZPA - David Bain has waited 15 years but today victory wasn't a long time coming -- it took the jury less than six hours' deliberation to acquit him of the murder of his family.

Former Bain Lawyer Not Surprised By Not Guilty Finding

Former Bain Lawyer Not Surprised By Not Guilty Finding

Wellington, June 5 NZPA - David Bain's original defence lawyer says he was confident his former client would be found not guilty, after crucial evidence was allowed before the jury for the first time.

Power Says Bain Compensation Claim Would Be Considered Om Merits

Power Says Bain Compensation Claim Would Be Considered Om Merits

Wellington, June 5 NZPA - Any application for compensation from David Bain would probably be referred to a senior lawyer to consider its merits, Justice Minister Simon Power said today.

Bain Fights Back Tears Outside Court

Bain Fights Back Tears Outside Court

Wellington, June 5 NZPA - One arm wrapped around the shoulder of his great supporter Joe Karam, David Bain fought back tears outside the High Court at Christchurch today.