Doubts remain about where a grandmother spent $211,000 she methodically defrauded from the IRD with false GST returns.
A 24-year-old facing 16 charges which allegedly occurred over eight days was remanded in custody until next week.
The driver who took George Sean Warren and a high-powered rifle to a Greymouth address where a cold-blooded murder of a woman took place has been jailed for four years eight months for manslaughter.
A man charged with possession of improvised explosive devices that led to part of the suburb of Phillipstown being cordoned off has denied all charges in an appearance at the Christchurch District Court.
A man who says he is trying to protect New Zealand’s future food security is facing sentencing for a series of Biosecurity Act breaches.
For inflicting violent injuries on his baby son, Hayden Anthony Gray has been jailed for 10 years 6 months – longer than the non-parole term for a murder handed down in the Christchurch High Court last week.
A man says he was distracted by his car’s GPS when he drove through a give way sign near Oxford, causing a truck crash that killed his wife.
A man linked to the unruly travellers has admitted involvement in a roofing scam and received a rapid prison term. Now a rapid departure is likely.
A 21-year-old Upper Riccarton man has been remanded in custody on eight charges laid after a police pursuit in New Brighton at the weekend.
A fine of $64,000 has been imposed after guilty pleas to health and safety charges that arose after a helicopter crash that killed seven people at Fox Glacier in November 2015.