A Woolston man will have facial scarring for life after he was bitten by a prowler he found outside his home.
Two inmates have pleaded not guilty to a charge of rioting in the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.
Community work has been imposed on a teenager who stole a Cure Kids charity box from a central Christchurch hotel and spent the money on food at McDonalds.
A new charge was laid in court today against Dr Rakesh Chawdhry, who then pleaded not guilty to two charges of indecent assaults on male clients.
Graeme Richard Brand’s “pretty dumb burglary” has brought him a 13-month jail sentence.
A 68-year-old man has admitted stabbing a former girlfriend in the throat, and leaving her alone to call an ambulance.
A 30-year-old Cashmere man has admitted 129 charges involving body building drugs and now faces a likely jail term.
A judge has ruled that a Christchurch man imported 6kg of the class A drug cocaine into New Zealand.
Canterbury police say they are “very disappointed” with the results of liquor licence testing with under-age customers being able to buy alcohol.
Police are seeking witnesses to a shooting incident overnight on October 31-November 1, 2016.
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.
A mum left court smarting after a judge called her “a shocking role model” for her 22-year-old daughter who was standing in the dock.
“Next time, if you pay for your meat, you can eat it.” Judge John Brandts-Giesen provides some basic advice to a shoplifter prosecuted in the Christchurch District Court.
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.
Earlier court news
A St Albans man has admitted the remarkable $42 armed robbery of a second-hand bookshop, but disputes the facts about the knife-point hold-up.
An unemployed 34-year-old Christchurch woman has been granted name suppression after admitting stealing mail from 104 letterboxes across Canterbury.
Police have dropped a Medicines Act charge involving adrenaline against a Christchurch first aider.
Online sex predator Christopher Lance Keenan has gone to jail for six years after admitting offences involving seven girl victims – the youngest just 13.
David Ronald Cribb’s drug-fuelled victimisation of Halswell residents has ended in spectacular fashion with 43 guilty pleas at the Christchurch District Court.
Interim name suppression was continued in the Christchurch District Court for a person with drugs and firearms charges, and who is a family member of a high-profile businessman who died a few years ago.
Perpetual Guardian says none of its clients have been left out-of-pocket after thefts by a former client manager at its Christchurch branch.
A Hei Hei man already facing trial on fraud charges has been arrested again on five more similar charges.
In 2014, a young Christchurch woman took the police’s diversion scheme too literally, and diverted herself to Australia.
The sentencing of a man who used a home-made knife in a frenzied attack on another inmate at Christchurch Men’s Prison was deferred for three months in the Christchurch District Court.