Prominent anti-vaccination lawyer Sue Grey believes her political party may lose election campaign funding if it joins forces with Brian Tamaki and his newly-established party as planned.
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'Excessive': Use of police dog to bite restrained man not justified
A police officer’s actions of using his dog to bite a man who was resisting arrest have been ruled unjustified.
Iwi wins right to appeal multi-billion dollar Chinese water bottling consent
An iwi has won the right to appeal a Chinese-owned water bottling plant's plans to expand its facility and fill nearly a billion bottles from an aquifer in Whakatāne every year.
Police dog v. rangatahi justified, IPCA says
A decision by a police officer to set his dog on two youths suspected of stealing cars was against police policy but justified in the circumstances, a watchdog has found.
Kōtiro chooses whakapapa over Aus' birthplace in landmark case
Two Australian-born girls involved in a trans-tasman parental dispute have been allowed to stay in Aotearoa after learning to love their Māori heritage.
A slave to drugs- till drug court took her out of jail
The year was 2016, and Hill woke up to three police officers standing in her bedroom yelling her last name. “Come on, get up. You’re off!” she recalls them saying.
Company fined for Hawke's Bay Awa oil spill
A truck servicing company has been fined $19,500 for discharging oil into a drain leading to an important wetland and wildlife refuge.
Lawyer fined for promising pro-bono, charging client
A lawyer has been stung with an order to pay $1500 in remedies after charging a client despite agreeing to take on the work for free.
Tāne suffers brain bleed, fractured skull in bar attack
A woman is “counting her blessings” her little brother awoke from a coma with enough recall to recognise his family after he underwent emergency brain surgery and was given a “bleak” prognosis following a vicious bar assault.
Roots of ram raids discussed in Gov't report
The children and youths behind the ram raid rampage of 2022 learned about violence in their homes and were partly driven by the fun of it, the adrenaline rush, and the notoriety of posting themselves on TikTok.