A 26-year-old man has moved to Christchurch from Rotorua to keep his distance from the woman and new-born baby he admits assaulting, and a judge has issued a protection order to keep it that way.
A man had sex with a woman in full public view in a reserve in Riccarton Road and then fought with the police who tried to intervene.
Three Christchurch people charged with drugs offences arising from the police’s Operation Nebraska nationwide investigation have pleaded not guilty and are electing to have a jury trial which may be held in Wellington.
A 30-year-old Sockburn man charged with using counterfeit $20 banknotes was remanded without plea by a registrar at the Christchurch District Court today.
Name suppression has been lifted on a 23-year-old man charged with stabbing another man in the neck in an incident in Spreydon last week.
The Mellory Manning murder trial has begun hearing days of evidence which is suppressed and cannot be reported, and is being heard in a closed court.
Only about a week before the expected birth of his child, Gary Thomas Dufty has begun a three-year jail term for a stabbing that put a workmate in hospital with a perforated bowel.
A red-zone burglar caught with a tap he was stealing still in his hand, was sentenced to prison for four-and-a-half months.
An Ashburton man who evaded the police for two weeks before his arrest yesterday on five charges, was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court.
A 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old woman allowed bail after their arrest on a charge of robbing a bus driver have been banned from using public transport while on remand.