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Auckland Man Annoyed By Spy Court Case

Wellington, Nov 2 NZPA - An Auckland man has described a failed court case involving allegations of spying on his ex-wife with secret cameras as a joke and waste of taxpayer money.

Student Raped By Reid Speaks About Her Recovery

Wellington, Nov 1 NZPA - The 22-year-old Dunedin woman who was raped by Liam Reid says she is "over the moon" with the guilty verdict and recovering well from her ordeal.

Nia Glassie Thrown Against Wall Because She Was "Ugly"

Nia Glassie Thrown Against Wall Because She Was "Ugly"

Wellington, Nov 1 NZPA - Nia Glassie, was picked up and thrown against a wall because she was "ugly and didn't listen", the three-year-old's mother was overheard saying.

`It's What We Expected' Agnew Family Say Of Reid's Guilt

`It's What We Expected' Agnew Family Say Of Reid's Guilt

Wellington, Oct 31 NZPA - Shaven-headed, tattooed and sinister, Liam James Reid was jailed for life today for the shocking rape-murder of a deaf Christchurch woman and rape of a Dunedin student.

Paedophile Faces Preventive Detention

Christchurch, Oct 31 NZPA - The Crown wants an open-ended preventive detention sentence considered for a Christchurch man convicted of sex offending on children in New Zealand and the Philippines.

Judge Urges Burglar To Apologise In Person To His Victim

Christchurch, Oct 31 NZPA - A judge today acknowledged a young man's efforts to turn his life around after a prison term, and urged him to apologise in person to the Nelson victim of a burglary.

Crown Accused Of `Face Saving' Over New Urewera Charges

Auckland, Oct 31 NZPA - Lawyers for five people likely to face new charges over the controversial police anti-terrorism raids are accusing the Crown of victimising the group.

MAF Grants $1.4m For Erosion Protection And Research

MAF Grants $1.4m For Erosion Protection And Research

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) has allocated two more erosion treatment projects a total of $1.4 million under its Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Hill Country Erosion Fund.

New Zealand's 'Living Fossil' Confirmed As Nesting On The Mainland For The First Time In 200 Years!

New Zealand's 'Living Fossil' Confirmed As Nesting On The Mainland For The First Time In 200 Years!

Conservation staff at Wellington's world-first Karori Sanctuary have found what is almost certainly the first confirmed tuatara nest on mainland New Zealand in over 200 years.

Fronde Harnesses Young Technology Talent

Eight Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students have kick-started their careers with a Technology Cadetship and are looking forward to a rewarding summer.