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19 Oct 2017   
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Man arrested over robbery of SkyCity casino punter
A man has been arrested in connection to the doorstep robbery of a Hamilton casino punter. 
© 2017 10:05pm 

Money prompted rage that led to killing - Crown
Mark Lundy was staring down the barrel of bankruptcy at the time his wife died and that was his motive for killing her, the Crown has argued. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 9:15pm 

Lawyer says moving Tongan journalists into sales is unlawful
The lawyer for two Tongan journalists says their shift out of the Tongan Broadcasting Commission's newsroom is unlawful. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 6:35pm 

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Twelve arrests after operation targets organised crime in Manawatu
Police have arrested 12 people in the Manawatu today after executing search warrants across the region, and more are expected.Central District field crime manager Detective Ross McKay said today signalled the finalisation of the... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 5:15pm 

Mongrel Mob member given more jail time for prison assault
A Mongrel Mob member jailed for bashing a Corrections officer says he wants to change â?? but he also wants to keep his gang connections. 
© 2017 2:35pm 

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Home invaders arrested in Solomons
Police in Solomon Islands have arrested four suspects in connection with a home invasion last week in East Honiara. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 12:25am 

Petrol, public perception and more science discussed at Mark Lundy's appeal
A test used to find central nervous system tissue on Mark Lundy's shirt is unable to stand up to scrutiny, his lawyer says. 
© 2017 12:05am 

A dairy industry scientist imprisoned for fraud
A former dairy scientist charged with fraud has been sentenced in the Auckland District Court to six years' imprisonment. 
© 2017 12:05am 

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Samoan man admits incest
A 62-year-old man in Samoa has admitted charges of incest, rape and indecent assault against his daughter. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 11:25am 

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Rio Tinto charged with fraud by US authorities
The mining giant also paid £27m to UK regulators for breaching rules when buying African coal assets. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 9:55pm 

Weight-loss blogger Simone Anderson opens up about gang rape for 'me too' campaign
A Kiwi weight-loss blogger has revealed her brutal gang rape in an attempt to show other women they are not alone in their experiences of sexual abuse.Simone Anderson, who famously lost 92kg and documented her journey to her 300,000... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 8:45pm 

Final two complainants testify in Hamilton masseur trial
Six women have given evidence against a Hamilton massage therapist who they allege indecently assaulted them. 
© 2017 5:55pm 

Multiple arrests in Manawatu police crime crackdown
A 10-month police operation to crack down on crime in ManawatÅ« has resulted in multiple arrests, with more expected. 
© 2017 5:05pm 

Family's sacrifice helps keep fraudster out of jail
A family's extraordinary offer to pay over $100,000 in reparation for a former kōhanga reo worker who defrauded the funds has been the difference between jail and home detention. 
© 2017 2:35pm 

Jury deliberations begin in Taranaki sex case
A jury has begun its deliberations in a Taranaki sex case in which it is alleged a man abused three young complainants more than 10 years ago. 
© 2017 2:35pm 

Lundy jury 'drowning in a sea of science'
The jury at Mark Lundy's retrial were drowning in a sea of science, his lawyers have told the Court of Appeal. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 2:05pm 

Rape-accused describes complainant as 'crazy, evil woman'
One of the two men accused of raping an intoxicated woman in a Tauranga motel room told a jury that he was the victim of a false allegation by "a crazy, evil woman".Mark Arona, 40, and his associate, Peter John Chambers, 42, are... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 12:15am 

Dairy scientist gets six years' jail for fraud
A former dairy industry scientist has been jailed for six years for fraudulently using customer funds for personal and business expenses.Waikato man Trevor James Lock appeared for sentencing in the Auckland District Court today... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 11:35am 

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