A prominent figure in maritime rescue has admitted fraud over pokie grant money.
A 35-year-old man with a reputation as a public sex pest has been sentenced to four months in prison for doing an indecent act in Mona Vale’s rose garden.
A woman has been prosecuted after a Department of Internal Affairs audit found that her photograph appeared in passports in two different names.
A Rolleston 21-year-old convicted of “flashing” two women in the street has been fined $1000 after being assessed as posing no risk to the community.
A man will stay in custody at Hillmorton Hospital awaiting sentence after admitting running down a man in a road rage incident and injuring his dog so badly it had to be put down.
A 22-year-old has admitted he was taking a stolen car to the Waimakariri River for a joyride when he became involved in two related police pursuits in Christchurch’s northern suburbs.
A 20-year-old has admitted driving off after running over a passenger thrown from a rival car that crashed during a street race.
Judges may take a tougher approach to electronically monitored bail applications after noting how easy it is for alleged offenders to ditch their bracelets and abscond.
A 45-year-old man alleged to have absconded from a 10-year extended supervision order at the weekend will deny the charge and has elected trial by jury.
Life-parolee Melissa Anne Wepa has been recalled to prison to serve more of her sentence for the 1997 murder of a friend she accused of “narking” on her.