The man accused of setting fire to St Margaret’s Presbyterian Church in Farrington Avenue, Bishopdale, on May 15, is a near neighbour.
An Ohoka man charged over a New Year tourist bus crash near Arthur’s Pass has been granted a registrar’s remand at the Christchurch District Court.
Canterbury Police are appealing for information after two men forced their way into a man’s home in Christchurch and threatened him with a gun.
A two-year four-month jail term has been imposed on a 26-year-old man who admitted being part of a ring scamming elderly victims out of their bank cards and then raiding their accounts.
Diversion has been granted to a 28-year-old man who handed himself in to police after images were released relating to a New Year assault outside Christchurch Casino.
A woman who “buried her head in the sand” through years of work as an IT contractor ended up with a half million dollar unpaid tax bill.
Ashburton WINZ double-murderer Russell John Tully has been jailed for 27 years as part of his life jail term – one of the longest sentences imposed in New Zealand.
People in the public gallery of the Christchurch District Court erupted when the man accused of the murder of Renee Larissa Duckmanton appeared in the dock.
Ashburton WINZ double-murderer Russell John Tully was called “an evil man” as his sentencing got under way in the High Court at Christchurch today.
Police say Paul William Abbott, who has caused concern with his online dating activities in Marlborough, is back in Canterbury.