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    Tikanga recognised as relevant in Aotearoa law in landmark Peter Ellis ruling

    In a legal first in Aotearoa, the Supreme Court has posthumously overturned Peter Ellis' sex abuse convictions, 30 years after he was arrested.

  2. Video for Crown Solicitor opens up on guilt he feels being a part of system that has landed against Māori

    Crown Solicitor opens up on guilt he feels being a part of system that has landed against Māori

    Brian Dickey is among this country's top criminal prosecutors and a partner with litigation firm Meredith Connell.

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    Judge changes boy's name to avoid links to criminal dad

    A mother has been allowed to change her son's registered birth name so that he will not be "bullied and embarrassed and shamed" on social media because of his father's extensive criminal past.

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    Naked motel owner found with woman, bong, syringes, meth pipe in police sting

    A former motel owner who allowed drug dealers to operate from his business and even arranged sales for his mates has been sentenced to home detention.

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    Judge orders sale of meth ring bookkeeper's land

    A woman who kept the books for Tribesmen associates and helped them find places to hide drugs and cash has lost her four-hectare lifestyle block as part of her punishment.

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    Man who assaulted 3-year-old in Hastings park to pay $250 to give him a treat

    A man who attacked a gang rival in a Hastings park, leaving the victim's 3-year old son bloodied and hurt, will hand over $250 so that the child can have a treat.

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    Cartoons on vodka dropped after complaints

    The makers of a pre-mixed alcoholic drink will change the packaging after complaints it looked too much like a children's cartoon book.

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    Law allowing consent as defence for sex with children needs reform- Campaigners

    The defence of a man charged with raping a 12-year-old girl has highlighted a growing call to urgently address New Zealand's consent laws.

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    Eighth-time drink driver warned, next time is jail

    A recidivist drink driver is on the highway to jail after notching up his eighth conviction for getting behind the wheel while under the influence – despite claiming to have only had one beer at the time of his latest crime.

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