A Sumner man has admitted causing carnage in a driving rampage across Christchurch’s eastern suburbs.
A 17-year-old girl alleges she was plied with vodka until she was drunk by a man she met online before she was repeatedly raped by the man and his friend at a Christchurch surf club building.
A judge has said she believes prison is the safest environment for a drug addict to do counselling and confront the demons of his past.
No bail was sought for a 31-year-old Woolston man charged with the arson of a Ferry Road business destroyed by fire on Thursday morning.
Tears and gasps from family and supporters in the public gallery greeted guilty verdicts against two men on trial for the rape of a 16-year-old girl in the sand dunes at Woodend Beach.
Robbers saw a raid on a Christchurch tinny house selling synthetic cannabis as a public service against people doing harm to the community.
A judge has ordered treatment and post-traumatic stress counselling for an offender who witnessed two murders in the space of two-and-a-half weeks in 2010 when he was a 15-year-old.
The jury in the trial of five men charged with rape over an incident at Woodend has signalled to the judge that it has reached an ‘impasse”. [Updated report]
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