Tag: drink-driving

Drink-driver jailed for repeat offending

October 30, 2017 | By More
Drink-driver jailed for repeat offending

A man who worked for an organisation that ran courses “Empowering positive change” has begun his second jail term, for his sixth drink-driving conviction.

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Teen faces $44,000 damage bill

July 4, 2017 | By More
Teen faces $44,000 damage bill

A teenager has promised to pay more than $44,000 for the damage he did in a drink-driving incident in Nelson on Boxing Day.

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Riccarton tourist carjacking

April 12, 2017 | By More
Riccarton tourist carjacking

District Court sentencing for 17-year-old Rahiri Tai, of Flaxton, who has admitted a drunken attack on two tourists visiting from Europe, in which he robbed them of their rental car as they arrived at a Riccarton Road motel early on January 9, 2017. Tai crashed the car at the Sockburn round-about a few minutes after […]

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Damage bill for drink-driving store demolition

March 16, 2017 | By More
Damage bill for drink-driving store demolition

An 18-year-old faces an estimated $25,000 damage bill after crashing into the Tahunanui Store in Nelson while he was drink-driving.

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Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

January 23, 2017 | By More
Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

A woman caught driving at Rolleston with a high breath-alcohol level while her two young children were in the back seat admits it was “just stupidity” that she was driving.

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Drink-driver argues jail term was too long

December 6, 2016 | By More
Drink-driver argues jail term was too long

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.

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Dad warned children may see him as ‘terrorist’

October 26, 2016 | By More
Dad warned children may see him as ‘terrorist’

Father-of-two David James McBain has been warned his children may see him as “a terrorist” because of his history of violence.

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Jail for drink-driver’s Redcliffs crash

September 28, 2016 | By More
Jail for drink-driver’s Redcliffs crash

Four-time drink-driver Sarah Jane Arrow, who crashed into walkers near Redcliffs sending two crashing onto rocks below the roadway, has been jailed for two years six months.

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Apology keeps repeat drink-driver out of prison

August 23, 2016 | By More
Apology keeps repeat drink-driver out of prison

Bay Aferahama Haika’s very public apology has helped to keep him out of prison for his fourth drink-driving conviction.

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Drunken road rage assaults admitted

August 1, 2016 | By More
Drunken road rage assaults admitted

A 35-year-old man who was removed from the Australia-New Zealand cricket test at Hagley Oval in February, was involved in a drunken road-rage incident 12 days later.

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