A helicopter pilot was fined $3600 on a representative charge of operating an aircraft without a medical certificate, and a charge of failing to maintain an accurate logbook.
Not guilty pleas have been entered by the man accused of assaulting and murdering 14-month-old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes.
Two women being held in custody are denying any role in an alleged pellet-gun robbery in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Four people who took more than 10,000 cockles on a family outing to Saltwater Creek, North Canterbury, have admitted breaching the amateur fishing regulations.
Stresses arising from the Christchurch earthquakes have been blamed for a flurry of quake fraud and forgery offending by a woman with a history of mental instability.
A taxi driver’s sex attack on an intoxicated and sleeping woman passenger showed “a degree of planning, sophistication, and thought” said the Christchurch judge who jailed him for eight years.
A Bromley woman who tried to take synthetic cannabis into prison has been sentenced to 120 hours community work.
A young man facing charges over alleged ram-raids on two service stations and one dairy in New Brighton has appeared in the Christchurch District Court.
A Christchurch street kid who stole the donations box from the cardboard cathedral has admitted being a cannabis user since he was aged eight.
Police have reopened investigations into two assault complaints by Christchurch Casino patrons who allege their arms were broken by a security officer during a fracas outside the main doors.