A client manager for an estate management firm used unattended computers at his office to transfer $66,634 to his own accounts, the Christchurch District Court was told.
A 26-year-old man is denying three criminal nuisance charges alleging he put the health of three men in danger by having unprotected sex, and he is electing to go to trial by jury.
A judge has decried the “developing habit” of people spitting at police officers.
A jury has found teenager Taniela Kotoitoga Daven Tiako Waitokia guilty of murdering 87-year-old Harold Richardson in his Upper Riccarton home.
A judge delivered an anti-meth warning as he jailed four offenders for a disastrous night time home invasion and robbery at Springston, southwest of Christchurch.
A fifth man charged with participating in an organised criminal group dealing in methamphetamine arising from police raids on Head Hunters gang premises on Tuesday has appeared at the Christchurch District Court.
Three alleged Head Hunters gang members or associates were granted interim name suppression when they appeared on drugs or conspiracy charges in the Christchurch District Court after police raids that ended a four-month investigation today.
A woman drink-driver is arguing that her two-year six-month jail sentence was too long for a crash that shoved two pedestrians over a rocky bank in Redcliffs.
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.
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.
“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.
“It’s about time your brain started driving your behaviour rather than other parts of your anatomy.”
Earlier court news
The murder trial of Taniela Kotoitoga Daven Tiako Waitokia showed us the Neverland lives of the Lost Boys of Riccarton.
The mother of a sex abuse victim has talked about the family being “emotionally slaughtered” by the offending of a man who is now beginning a five-year seven-month jail term.
The jury retired before 11am to consider its verdict in the trial of teenager Taniela Kotoitoga Daven Tiako Waitokia, charged with the murder of 87-year-old Harold Richardson in his Upper Riccarton home.
The man who beat and stabbed 21-year-old Lisa Hurrell to death in her Hornby home in 1998 is now in custody awaiting sentencing for a “frenzied” prison stabbing using a homemade knife.
A jury has been told it must focus on the intent of a 16-year-old at the moment he bashed an 87-year-old man over the head with a bottle in his Upper Riccarton home.
A Hornby man who endangered passenger aircraft approaching Christchurch Airport by shining a laser pointer has been jailed for 10 weeks.
A jury has accepted a Christchurch man’s claim that someone else must have ordered drugs on the “darkweb” using his computer.
A woman told of a teenager coming home with alcohol and electronic items from a “home invasion” and behaving as though she should be proud of him. [Updated report]
A man who shot his victim in the thigh told the probation report writer that he was acting in self defence, the Christchurch District Court heard today.
A teenage murder accused appeared “polite but drugged” when he turned up at the Odyssey House rehabilitation centre after killing an elderly Upper Riccarton man in his home. [Updated report]