Christchurch man Matthew Garland Kelly has admitted paying an Auckland woman $300 to send him video of her sexually violating a 15-month-old boy.
A 46-year-old man followed a woman for 17km as she drove on North Canterbury roads after she flashed her lights because his headlamps were on full beam.
A Wellington man paid $35,000 to marry a Singaporean woman he contacted through a newspaper advertisement before finding out that she was already married to an Australian.
A woman arrested after a search warrant was carried out at a Bryndwr home was charged with unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a methamphetamine pipe, and receiving a stolen laptop, in the Christchurch District Court today.
A 28-year-old man says he destroyed his father’s Lyttelton house in a fire “to rid the property of evil energy”.
A 51-year-old Bishopdale man has denied the murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, whose bashed and burnt body was found dumped near Lake Ellesmere on Anzac Day.
Nine people arrested for a gang brawl in Ashburton on June 18 live at the same address, and police allege they are all affiliated to the same gang.
A bad high speed drive on Moorhouse Avenue left a 20-year-old learner driver with injured friends and a $23,551 bill for the damage he did.
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.
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.
“Can I tell the rest of my colleagues at morning tea that you apologised to me today? They will enjoy that.”
Earlier court news
A 47-year-old has admitted involvement in armed incidents at two Christchurch bars.
Serial offender Margaret Mabel Dodds has been jailed again for lingering near a boy at a bus stop.
A 34-year-old woman admitted drunkenly calling the police and telling them there was someone in her house with a firearm – and then refusing to let the officers inside.
A man who threatened terrified pharmacy staff with an imitation sawn-off shotgun before taking money and drugs has been jailed for four years three months.
A heavily facially tattooed man with gang links has spent so many years in prison he does not know how to live on the outside, the Christchurch District Court was told as he was jailed again.
A 65-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to 12 sex abuse charges spanning 49 years.
A Christchurch man who bashed a fellow prisoner with a shower head in a sock while in custody over two police car chases has pleaded guilty and been jailed for three years.
A man whose bizarre behaviour in court meant he was remanded in custody, was much better behaved at his sentencing today with only a few outbursts.
A knife-wielding man demanded $80 from the lone attendant at an Ashburton service station, and told her it was to pay a bill after an automatic teller transaction failed.
A judge has ruled that a 34-year-old man unlawfully installed a programme to take videos on a woman’s laptop computer but he has found that the man did not realise the laptop would operate in her bedroom.