Name suppression has lifted on a Christchurch businessman, Nigel Terrance William Thompson, facing 67 dishonesty or tax charges.
A man was shotgunned in the leg at a Hornby property after a confrontation about recent burglaries.
A 24-year-old drink-driver who killed his passenger in a crash near Methven has now begun his sixth jail term.
A peacekeeper who witnessed the aftermath of the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian War and then worked as a prison officer, has now been jailed for 12 years for child sex abuse.
Rapper and hip-hop artist Scribe will join in the war against methamphetamine – even while he faces sentencing on a charge of possessing the class A drug.
Violence and alcohol had become a way of life for the 24-year-old woman who has now begun a life sentence for the Christmas Day murder of her partner with a stab to the heart.
While on the run from an assault in which his ex-partner feared he would kill her, a Black Power gang member was found by police at a Christchurch motel room with a loaded semi-automatic rifle.
A little more freedom will be allowed to a teenager who once plotted a terrorist-style attack in Christchurch, as he works through his two-year supervision sentence.
Three police-issue tasers went missing during transport and ended up under the bed of a small scale Christchurch drugs dealer.
A week after a new law about strangulation came into force, two cases are already before the Christchurch Courts.