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Investigation of threats toward murder victim ‘inadequate’

The police’s watchdog has issued a scathing report on “inadequate” efforts to protect a young woman before she was stabbed to death by her...

Murderer to serve at least 17 years in prison

A malevolent plot that left a man dead and his house destroyed by fire has seen one of the culprits sentenced to life imprisonment...

Man jailed over fatal shooting of gang prospect friend

A gang boss who fatally shot a friend at his east Auckland home will serve more than 12 years behind bars for the crime. Emergency...

SFO defends prosecution after convictions overturned

The law enforcement agency that laid charges against seven people over political donations is defending its decision to prosecute after the Court of Appeal...

Man sentenced to prison for role in Wiremu Arapo’s death

One of the men convicted over the death of east Auckland personal trainer Wiremu Arapo has been sentenced to prison for his role in...

Murdered law student awarded honorary degree

A young woman stabbed to death by an east Auckland man who had previously stalked her has been awarded an honorary degree. Farzana Yaqubi never...

Convictions quashed in SFO donations case

The Court of Appeal has overturned the convictions of three businessmen in relation to large donations they made to the National Party. Yikun Zhang, Shijia...

Pair found guilty over man’s death following fatal house fire

A jury has returned guilty verdicts in the trial of two men charged following a fatal house fire in east Auckland in 2020. Personal trainer...

Labour to strengthen stalking law following woman’s murder

A young woman’s brutal murder by an east Auckland man has led the Labour Party to announce it will strengthen laws relating to stalking...

Mass shooter’s fatal injuries ‘self-inflicted’

An east Auckland man who carried out a mass shooting at a construction site died of self-inflicted injuries. Matu Reid, 24, was serving a sentence...