A struggling Matavera man has been sentenced to probation and supervision for 18 months, after stealing $349 of gas, sausages, butter and assorted food.

Theft charges involving just a sack of lemons have raised a bigger question: what happens if people steal to feed themselves in tough times?

Police were called to two noisy 21st birthday parties this weekend, as the reality of new social distancing rules sink in.

A motorcyclist discovered the hard way that this is a bad time to ride recklessly.

Guilty pleas, after three years

Friday April 03, 2020

A man has finally admitted to drugs charges after three long years of repeated legal tussles and delays in court.

A drunk young woman has been jailed after breaking into a motel room and alarming the tourist there.

Drivers continue to flout rules

Wednesday March 25, 2020

The court is heaving with drivers who continue to push the limits of police.

Prosecution of PM dropped

Friday March 20, 2020

Days before going the case was going to trial, a Demos political candidate has withdrawn his private prosecution of the Prime Minister and his deputy for chartering a private jet.

Driving offences increase

Monday March 16, 2020

Police prevented 19 people from driving over the weekend as a result of alcohol consumption.

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