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Couple jailed for abusing children
14 March 2013
A Tokoroa couple has been sentenced in Rotorua District Court after they were found guilty of a number of child abuse charges.
Law and Order News
Teenager drowns in lake near Dargaville
Police say a 17-year-old boy from Kaiwaka has drowned while swimming with friends at Lake Taharoa near Dargaville....
Women charged with Gisborne man's murder
Two women, aged 24 and 25, will appear in Gisborne District Court on Friday charged with the murder of Amandeep Singh....
Kaitaia march marks new Parker appearance
As James Parker returned to court to face charges of abusing boys, more than 200 people marched through Kaitaia calling for an end to child abuse....
Gisborne asks for drought help
Gisborne has joined its regional neighbours in asking the government for drought aid as forecasters predict more hot, dry weather ahead....
Nicol belts Canterbury to one-day win
Led by Rob Nicol's unbeaten 171, Canterbury monstered Northern Districts by 108 runs in their one-day cricket clast at Mt Maunganui....
Teens cause problems on BOP roads
Police say three teenagers are lucky to be alive after a crash near Tauranga, while a boy and two girls have been stopped after a separate chase....
Teenage river jumper's body found
Police say they've located the body of a teenage boy who jumped off a cliff into the Waikato River at Taupo....
Paua poacher fails in land claim appeal
A High Court judge has thrown out a bid by a Northland paua poacher to have his conviction quashed because he was on a Maori reservation when caught....
Sisters' deaths could have been avoided
The trial of three relatives charged with manslaughter over the deaths of teenage sisters in a crash near Tauranga on Christmas Day, 2011, is underway....
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