A Christchurch recruitment consultant has admitted ripping off mostly foreign workers for more than $20,000 and gambling away the money.
A pastor must pay $500 as emotional harm reparations to the victim of his road rage.
Consideration of preventive detention for a repeat sex attacker who was once a New Zealand representative wrestler has been delayed while the defence checks on assessments of the continuing risk he may pose.
A 21-year-old Aranui man has denied robbing a Breezes Road dairy of cigarettes and cash and has elected trial by jury.
A judge has rejected a two-time armed robber and convicted rapist’s claim that he is “not a violent man”.
A year after being involved in the aftermath of a violent liquor shop robbery, teenager Tamatea Lorenzo Briggs is seen as having the potential to be “a great leader”.
An amnesty bin where people left excess cigarettes they could not bring into New Zealand was repeatedly raided by a French citizen employed as a cleaner at Queenstown International Airport.
A man said to be a senior Head Hunters gang figure has been charged with receiving stolen travel vouchers after a police raid on the gang’s Christchurch headquarters last week.
A judge has suggested prison could be considered for repeat drink-driver Sarah Jane Arrow who crashed into people walking on the roadside at Redcliffs.
A man who has already done jail time for taking upskirt photographs in Northlands has now admitted committing the same offence four more times.