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Biosecurity company fined $245K after NZ employee injured on international ship outside NZ

Biosecurity company fined $245K after NZ employee injured on international ship outside NZ

Posted July 14, 2021
Court News

In a significant prosecution, Maritime NZ has held a New Zealand employer accountable for the safety of their employee working...

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Guilty Verdict

Guilty Verdict

Posted April 21, 2021
Court News

Derek Chauvin, the US police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck for over 9 minutes has been...

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Tairua boat incident update

Tairua boat incident update

Posted March 22, 2021
Court News

The 58 year old man charged after a boat-rage incident at Tairua on January 23 reappeared in the Thames District...

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MPI Sentenced After Workers Exposed To Hazardous Chemicals

MPI Sentenced After Workers Exposed To Hazardous Chemicals

Posted February 11, 2021
Court News

The Ministry for Primary Industries was sentenced in Invercargill District Court yesterday for failing to ensure workers were not exposed...

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Boat rage accused recalled to prison

Boat rage accused recalled to prison

Posted February 10, 2021
Court News

The man at the centre of a Tairua boat rage incident has been taken into custody under an interim recall...

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Charges laid in relation to baby death, Hamilton

Charges laid in relation to baby death, Hamilton

Posted December 18, 2020
Court News

Hamilton Police have completed a thorough investigation into the tragic incident on Masefield Drive, Hamilton on 25 October, which resulted...

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Contact Energy fined for system failure

Contact Energy fined for system failure

Posted December 03, 2020
Business , Environmental , Court News

Contact Energy Limited has been convicted and fined $162,500 over a major incident at their Wairakei geothermal field, impacting on...

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WorkSafe Files Charges Over Whakaari/White Island Tragedy

WorkSafe Files Charges Over Whakaari/White Island Tragedy

Posted November 30, 2020
Business , Court News

WorkSafe New Zealand today filed charges against 13 parties in relation to the Whakaari/White Island eruption in December last year....

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Animal rights group calls out MPI over Waihi animal welfare case

Animal rights group calls out MPI over Waihi animal welfare case

Posted October 14, 2020
Court News

A Waihi dairy farming couple were fined over $7,500 yesterday for serious animal welfare charges. Between 2018 and 2019, three...

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Second Court Appearance For Man Charged With Migrant Exploitation

Second Court Appearance For Man Charged With Migrant Exploitation

Posted October 09, 2020
Business , Court News

A Tauranga man made his second court appearance on migrant exploitation charges this week. Jafar Kurisi has been charged under...

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Toy safety fines - Judge says “substantially higher penalties” justified

Toy safety fines - Judge says “substantially higher penalties” justified

Posted September 23, 2020
Court News , Business

Two importers have been fined a total of $118,000 on toy safety charges, and a District Court Judge has said...

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SPCA Prosecutes Man For Failing To Feed And Care For His Dog

SPCA Prosecutes Man For Failing To Feed And Care For His Dog

Posted August 28, 2020
Court News

A Waikato man has been prosecuted by SPCA for failing to feed and care for his dog, resulting in her...

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Not guilty plea to Bayden Williams murder charge

Not guilty plea to Bayden Williams murder charge

Posted August 25, 2020
Court News

The 23 year old man charged with the murder of 20 year old Bayden Williams from Tairua has plead not...

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Man who absconded managed isolation denied bail

Man who absconded managed isolation denied bail

Posted July 10, 2020
Court News

Martin McVicar, aged 52, was denied bail by Community Magistrate Robyn Paterson when he appeared in the Hamilton District Court...

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Court to re-hear David Tamihere appeal

Court to re-hear David Tamihere appeal

Posted April 21, 2020
Court News

David Tamihere’s murder convictions have been referred back to the Court of Appeal after Cabinet this week completed the administrative...

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Guilty plea will provide some relief - Prime Minister

Guilty plea will provide some relief - Prime Minister

Posted March 26, 2020
Court News

“The guilty plea today will provide some relief to the many people whose lives were shattered by what happened on...

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Community detention and bovine-ban for tail-breaking Waikato farmer

Community detention and bovine-ban for tail-breaking Waikato farmer

Posted February 27, 2020
Court News

A Waikato dairy farmer has been disqualified from owning or being in charge of all bovine animals for 3 years...

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Name suppression lifted for Waihi Beach murder accused

Name suppression lifted for Waihi Beach murder accused

Posted February 05, 2020
Court News

Name suppression has ended for Asha Carden-Soole who was arrested following investigations into the death of a 22 year old...

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Woman dies in hospital following crash, Komata

Woman dies in hospital following crash, Komata

Posted October 01, 2019
Emergency Services , Court News

A 20-year-old woman has died following a crash that occurred in Komata, near Paeroa, on 27 September.

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Police apprehend man wanted for alleged sexual violations and abduction

Police apprehend man wanted for alleged sexual violations and abduction

Posted October 01, 2019
Court News , Emergency Services

Eagle eyed Waihi Police played a role in apprehending a male described as extremely dangerous. The 62 year old, who...

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Two arrested for Thames burglaries

Two arrested for Thames burglaries

Posted September 18, 2019
Emergency Services , Court News

Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday. Today, Police investigating the burglaries...

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Warning graphic photograph: SPCA has prosecutes for failing to get help

Warning graphic photograph: SPCA has prosecutes for failing to get help

Posted August 30, 2019
Court News

Warning graphic photograph: Today SPCA has prosecuted a man for failing to get help for his severely injured dogs.

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Teen pleads guilty at Thames District Court to possessing mosque shooting video

Teen pleads guilty at Thames District Court to possessing mosque shooting video

Posted August 14, 2019
Court News

A teenager, who has interim name suppression, entered a guilty plea to possessing a copy of the video of the...

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Arsonist sentenced at Waihi District Court

Arsonist sentenced at Waihi District Court

Posted July 16, 2019
Emergency Services , Court News

A 24 year old male who lit a series of fires at Waihi College and an adjoining horticultural business has...

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EggBoy’s Eggceptional donation

EggBoy’s Eggceptional donation

Posted May 29, 2019
Education , Court News

Drum roll please. Our ‘Gold Award’ this week goes to Will Connolly AKA EggBoy, the teenager who took offence so took...

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Paeroa man admits racially motivated road rage attack

Paeroa man admits racially motivated road rage attack

Posted May 27, 2019
Road Info , Court News

A 21 year old Paeroa man plead guilty to dangerous driving, injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and...

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Local Mayor out of touch with community - Protect Karangahake

Local Mayor out of touch with community - Protect Karangahake

Posted May 27, 2019
Court News , Environmental , Business

Hauraki District Mayor, John Tregidga, doesn’t speak for all locals as he berates Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage for accurately...

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Court action likely after men take more than 3,500 pipi from Bay of Plenty harbour

Court action likely after men take more than 3,500 pipi from Bay of Plenty harbour

Posted May 20, 2019
Media Release , Environmental , Court News

Two men are likely to face court action after being found in possession of 3,526 pipi taken from the Ohiwa...

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Denver Chance investigation – Police make arrest after body found

Denver Chance investigation – Police make arrest after body found

Posted March 09, 2019
Emergency Services , Court News , Media Release

Police investigating the disappearance of Denver Chance have made a significant breakthrough in the past few hours.

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Arrest Made for Arsons at Waihi College

Arrest Made for Arsons at Waihi College

Posted March 01, 2019
Media Release , Emergency Services , Court News

On the 1st of March 2019, Waihi Police arrested a 21 year old local Waihi male in relation to arson...

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