A high-risk driving offender has gone straight into custody after admitting a dangerous run from the police.
Money from a Christchurch woman’s four false EQC claims, totalling $37,487, has passed out of reach to her family in India.
The jury has rejected Mauha Huatahi Fawcett’s claim that he took no part in the gangland murder of Christchurch street sex worker Mellory Manning.
Four-and-a-half hours after it retired to consider its verdict, the jury in the Mellory Manning murder trial has headed home for the night without reaching a decision.
A woman who ordered three types of controlled drugs from a pharmaceutical supplier after resigning her job as a veterinary nurse has been put on supervision to deal with her drug dependency.
Teenager Daniel William Taylor has been jailed for 15 months for a red-zone house burglary and for speeding through a red light at a busy Linwood intersection at 100km an hour.
Three Brazilian men have been remanded in custody after appearances in the Christchurch District Court on cocaine-related charges today.
A man described by police as an on-line predator has pleaded guilty to four charges.
The Hornby police are seeking the owners of two sums of money recently found in the area and handed in.
A 24-year-old man is expected to appear in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon charged with murder after an overnight incident at a Redwood house.
Police are asking for information to find 19-year-old Benjamin Thomas Tapper-Norris who has a warrant out for his arrest.
Christchurch police are asking for public help to find 23-year-old Allix Jean Beaurepaire, who has warrants out for her arrest.
“If Leonardo da Vinci comes along and paints the Mona Lisa on my fence, and I don’t want it there, it’s graffiti.”
While police investigating two assaults were calling at a man’s St Albans house, the disqualified driver drove into the driveway.
“When you are languishing in the cells at the prison, you might find you are not very busy.”
“The headmaster’s office will be open in the New Year.” – District Court Judge John Strettell.
Earlier court news
The jury in the High Court trial of Mauha Huatahi Fawcett, for the murder of 27-year-old Ngatai Lynette Manning, has retired to consider its verdict.
Michael Robert Loader was no drug world Mr Big. He manufactured and sold $400,000 worth of heroin, but because of his own addiction he lived in squalor.
A man who tried to commit suicide in a bizarre petrol incident last year has proved to be a talented musician.
Four indecent acts in public places offences led to an intensive supervision sentence, and community work for a 27-year-old in the Christchurch District Court.
Herbal cannabis was blamed for causing immense harm to young people who are acting in a violent and bizarre way, at a sentencing in the Christchurch District Court today.
A woman has told a court how she allowed her father to continue to sexually abuse her in the hope that he would leave her younger sister alone.
A 50-year-old man who viciously beat two pigs with an iron bar was sent to prison for four months in the Christchurch District Court today.
Name suppression has been granted to protect the chances for rehabilitation and forming “appropriate adult relationships” for a repeat viewer of child abuse pornography.
A 23-year-old man has virtually no memory of an armed home invasion incident that happened after he used alcohol to wash down at least 10 sleeping tablets.
Mauha Huatahi Fawcett has told the jury at his murder trial that he lied all through the video interviews he gave to the police.