The biggest stories of January 28, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
World | 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 Cric...
Diaspora | 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 coa...
Diaspora | 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.
Diaspora | 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 | 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 | 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.
Diaspora | 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.
Diaspora | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 5, 2014
The son of New Zealand's Maori king appeared in court on Monday charged with burglary and stealing surfboards in a North Island town, prompting a rare public rebuke from the indigenous figurehead.
Reuters | Friday March 21, 2014
New Zealand's highest court rejected his appeal to access evidence to be presented at the hearing.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 13, 2014
A Sikh man was found guilty of domestic violence and sexual attacks against his Indian wife by a court in New Zealand.
Reuters | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Wednesday's ruling overturned an earlier High Court decision that the search warrants were vague and materials seized were irrelevant.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 14, 2013
Victims' rights advocates in New Zealand on Thursday condemned a defence lawyer who told a rape victim she should have "closed her legs" if she wanted to avoid having sex.