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How mass shooter received home detention for violent attack

Before Matu Reid used a shotgun to kill two workers at a downtown Auckland construction site he’d strangled a woman during an attack so...

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...

Mass shooter was serving home detention sentence in east Auckland

Police are working to identify what led a man who was serving a sentence of home detention in Flat Bush to carry out a...

ACT pledges $1.6 billion for law and order overhaul

The ACT Party will spend $1 billion to increase the number of prison beds as part of its crackdown on law and order if...

Prison riot costs taxpayers $46m

Figures released in the Department of Corrections' annual report show the costs of damage caused by the Waikeria Prison riot have blown up to...