A 36-year-old Oxford man has admitted shooting his business partner in an incident at a Yaldhurst property on July 13.
A man who threatened his partner with a machete while she was holding a young daughter, then self-harmed himself with a knife, was sentenced to prison in the Christchurch District Court today.
A Redwood man facing fraud charges involving $91,850 has been refused bail at an appeal hearing in the High Court at Christchurch.
Bay Aferahama Haika’s very public apology has helped to keep him out of prison for his fourth drink-driving conviction.
A man was bashed with hammers and knuckledusters, punched and stomped during a 16-hour kidnapping by members and associates of the Aotearoa Mongrel Mob, the Crown alleged as a three-week trial began in the High Court at Christchurch.
A man police allege used a taser to try to rob a dairy in Opawa in July has pleaded not guilty to 10 charges in the Christchurch District Court.
A teenager who had not taken chances to address his synthetic cannabis addiction was jailed for over two years for the armed robbery of a convenience store, at the Christchurch District Court today.
A 21-year-old burglar who repeatedly raided Selwyn District properties has claimed to have a conscience – he tried not to spoil children’s Christmases.
Canterbury Police are appealing for information after two men forced their way into a man’s home in Christchurch and threatened him with a gun.
The police are appealing for witnesses to a series of fires in Parklands.
Canterbury Police are investigating the knife-point robbery of a bus driver was robbed at Broadhaven Park in Parklands about 7.15pm on Saturday January 9.
Canterbury Police have received 11 separate reports in relation to an alleged Meridian scam that has so far targeted elderly residents in Prebbleton, Mt Pleasant, Murray Hill, Rangiora, Riccarton and Somerfield.
Quote of the Week: “It’s ironic for her to claim she doesn’t like needles.”
A 22-year-old Templeton woman didn’t believe in half measures when she apparently needed a ride.
“It’s about time your brain started driving your behaviour rather than other parts of your anatomy.”
Pooh Bear has somehow ended up on the front line of Christchurch’s domestic violence scene.
Earlier court news
The Child Cancer Foundation has gained a $500 windfall from the prosecution of Kaiapoi man Simon Roy Reeve who breached Civil Aviation rules by flying his drone at Pines Beach when a helicopter was fighting a fire.
Laneway Café has marked its first year in its permanent premises in Durham Street with a one-year birthday party for its regulars.
A 31-year-old with Mongrel Mob links was high on methamphetamine and alcohol when his aggressive driving injured two people in a taxi he crashed into.
A man was forced to strip naked and squat in front a vehicle at the end of a gang-linked drugs shake-down, the Christchurch District Court was told.
A youth has been sent to prison for 18 months for his part in a group robbery of teenagers in November.
A third person arrested after major police raids on an alleged synthetic cannabis supply ring has denied five charges at the Christchurch District Court.
A man said to be a senior Head Hunters gang figure in Christchurch has denied a charge of receiving stolen travel vouchers.
A juror has been cleared of an allegation that she looked up the Facebook page of one of the defendants during a Christchurch District Court arson trial.
A 27-year-old man deliberately rammed a car off Hoon Hay Road but missed injuring the target of his attack.
Thefts totalling nearly $140,000 are alleged against a Halswell man who faced a total of 90 charges at the Christchurch District Court today.