The biggest stories of January 28, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Australian authorities today dropped a terror charge against a teenager over an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot to attack Anzac Day commemorations honouring the war dead, citing insufficient evidence.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 6, 2015
An Indian-origin psychiatrist from the US, charged with stealing the credentials of another US-based doctor so that he could work in New Zealand, was arrested and denied bail, a media report said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 20, 2015
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was back in court in New Zealand on Monday, accused of ignoring an alcohol ban imposed when he was convicted earlier this month of threatening to kill an employee.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 9, 2015
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd today avoided prison for drug possession and threatening to kill an employee, but a New Zealand judge warned him failure to kick a narcotics habit would result in jail time.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 30, 2015
An Indonesian court today sentenced a New Zealand man to 15 years in jail for trafficking crystal methamphetamine into the resort island of Bali.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
New Zealand's High Court today refused a bid by a brain cancer patient to allow doctors to assist terminally ill patients to end their lives just hours after the applicant died.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 28, 2015
A New Zealand court on Thursday sentenced Indian-origin restaurant owners to eight months' home detention over four charges of tax evasion.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 21, 2015
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd made a surprise guilty plea on charges of threatening to kill and drug possession at the opening of his trial in New Zealand on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 17, 2015
A New Zealand bar manager and his two Myanmar colleagues were sentenced today to two and a half years in jail by a Yangon court over using a Buddha image to promote a cheap drinks night.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday November 26, 2014
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd showed up late for a New Zealand court appearance and clowned around by jumping on the back of one of his security guards outside the courthouse.
Thursday November 6, 2014
Phil Rudd made a brief appearance at the Tauranga District Court in his adopted home of New Zealand and was charged with attempting to procure murder, which carries a maximum prison term of 10 years.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday October 16, 2014
New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns won 90,000 pounds($146,000, 113,000 euros) after he sued former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi over a 2010 tweet accusing the all-rounder of match-fixing during his time in the now defunct Indian Cricket League. However, Cairns was charged with perjury and appeared before a judge at London's Southwa...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 23, 2014
A court in New Zealand on Tuesday refused to grant bail to a boy accused of stabbing an Indian-origin dairy owner to death.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday September 18, 2014
New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum is currently caught in a legal battle, with a High Court injunction put out to stop a newspaper in his native country from publishing confidential information involving him and Kerry Schwalger, a mental skills coach, according to The New Zealand Herald.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 17, 2014
An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to six years and nine months in jail by a court in New Zealand for raping a woman in her sleep, media reports said today.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 17, 2014
A 13-year-old boy accused of stabbing a dairy owner to death in New Zealand on Tuesday requested a court to grant him bail.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 16, 2014
New Zealand's ruling National Party is being sued for alleged unauthorised use of rapper Eminem's song "Lose Yourself" in campaign ads ahead of next Saturday's general election.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 12, 2014
A man in New Zealand tried to blackmail his former partner into cleaning his apartment by threatening to post a sex tape online, a court said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 1, 2014
A New Zealand policewoman accused of racially abusing a Malaysian Indian taxi driver appeared in court on Monday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 21, 2014
The Sikh community in New Zealand's Auckland is shocked by the revelation that the wife of a Sikh man, who was murdered on August 7 in his car, is an accused, media reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 2, 2014
A New Zealand woman was jailed for 10 months on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Wednesday after she was caught with a half-smoked hash joint.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 27, 2014
A New Zealand schoolboy won the right to keep his long hair on Friday after the nation's top court combed through the merits of an often tangled case and found in his favour.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Australia and New Zealand Tuesday called on Japan to respect a UN court order banning whale hunting in Antarctic waters, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would increase efforts to restart the commercial activity.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 19, 2014
A man appeared in a Fiji court today charged with manslaughter over the death of an Australian tourist in a boat collision off the South Pacific nation last week.