A Christchurch man used the mobile app Snapchat to send his ex-partner a video of him holding a shotgun after making threats to kill.
A Pines Beach man has admitted receiving charges over what was described last year as a stolen vehicle “chop shop” at Woodend.
Police have laid a more serious drugs charge against a man already being held in custody on drugs and firearm charges.
A 36-year-old man has had four years added to a current jail term, after admitting the armed robbery of the Phillipstown Post Shop and Pharmacy last October.
Police inquiries are continuing into allegations of sexual conduct involving a former Christchurch bus driver.
Police opposed allowing a man to go on holiday after he admitted thefts from his employer, saying they believed the Australian break was paid for with stolen money.
An Upper Riccarton man has been jailed for 11 months for his drunken emails threatening to kill members of Parliament.
A repeat sex offender has been jailed for 18 months for his third breach of his extended supervision order and for threatening to kill two probation officers.
Canterbury Police are investigating two armed robberies in Aranui that they believe may be linked.
While speed tolerance lowers over Labour Day Weekend the visibility of Canterbury Police prevention work will increase across the district, say the police.
Police lifted a cordon at 11am after army bomb disposal experts completed an investigation of a suspicious package left outside the Ministry of Education building in Princess Street, Addington.
Christchurch Police are appealing for public help in finding the driver of a car involved in a hit and run accident on Bealey Ave this morning.
The Rangiora murder trial gave an eight-day view into the lifestyles of the idle and drugged.
James Tahere has given up on Christchurch and the city will have to get back on its feet without him.
Judge David Saunders, to an offender who had appeared unstable at court, and had been held in custody overnight to dry out: “I suggest you stay away from the synthetic cannabis. We know from what we have seen on a regular basis in the court, the unpredictable and angry behaviour that occurs when people are under the influence of that substance.”
A man who got drunk and played “chicken” in the traffic has ended up in custody for his own safety.
Earlier court news
A 25-year-old former jockey and stable hand who was once said to be “destroying herself” with drugs, was jailed for three years and two months on a charge of possession of methamphetamine for supply.
A psychiatric report has been ordered for a North Canterbury businessman charged over an alleged road-rage incident involving an attack with a car.
No bail was sought when a 35-year-old man appeared in court on charges arising from a Fendalton burglary where police alleged he rammed his way off the property in a car.
A German tourist who killed a Leeston woman when he drove through a stop sign has been ordered to pay $15,000 in emotional harm reparations to the children of his victim.
An ANZ bank employee has been warned that “all options will be on the table” as she faces sentencing for stealing about $10,000 cash she was meant to be processing.
Insurance policy details have spelt an even bigger disaster for a German tourist who crashed head-on into a motorcyclist on the West Coast when she crossed the white line of State Highway 6 10 days ago.
A 59-year-old woman with a history of assaulting or threatening children has now admitted breaching her prison release conditions by approaching children.
A truck driver charged with the death of a cyclist in a Hornby crash last September has pleaded not guilty before a registrar at the Christchurch District Court.
Two German tourists who drove into trouble on West Coast roads have admitted charges of careless driving causing injury in the Christchurch District Court on the same day.
A father and son responsible for a Westland cattle farm have been disqualified from owning animals after 152 starving cows had to be euthanised in one of the worst cases that farming officials and veterinarians had seen.