Frauds and thefts totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars and two indecency charges have been laid against Paul James Bennett after his deportation from Australia and arrival in Christchurch.
A South Canterbury police officer who reported an assault by another officer was a hero and a judge has expressed concern that he may be penalised.
A 45-year-old Sumner woman who veered off the road and ran into pedestrians at Redcliffs while drink-driving has pleaded guilty and been remanded for sentence.
A man charged with stupefying a male couch-surfer with sexual intent is fighting to continue his name suppression after the order was lifted on Monday.
The High Court trial of a 19-year-old charged with the murder of a Christchurch baby has been set to begin on February 7.
A Hei Hei man has been granted bail on strict conditions after police drug raids on Wednesday relating to supply of synthetic cannabis.
A man charged with helping to conceal evidence after an alleged murder appeared in the Christchurch District Court again today on four charges of importing drugs into Auckland.
Graham Daniel Lilley is continuing efforts to get money back from EQC for his Alligator Drainage Ltd customers in Christchurch, even as he begins his 10-month home detention term for fraud.
A 31-year-old man’s treatment of two sex workers has led to a 23-month jail term on indecent assault charges.
Three arson attacks on the same Westport house are alleged against a man now staying at the Christchurch City Mission.