A man who drove away from a service station in a stolen car with a dog inside, pleaded guilty to unlawfully getting into a car in the Christchurch District Court.
Community Magistrates have begun sitting in Christchurch for the first time.
Both Buddy the Labrador puppy and the cruel owner who beat him now have new homes.
A 23-year-old man who threatened to set fire to a woman’s house, and used Facebook to send her brother a nude photo of her, was sentenced to supervision and community work.
A woman has been charged that on four occasions she took cash from Sunset Speedway in Westport.
Duane Charles Brendon Paul Burgess, of Sydenham, was subject to an ESO issued by the courts in May 2013 for repeat sexual offending.
Jail time totalling half a century has been imposed on Mongrel Mob gang members and associates for the kidnapping and bashing of gang rival Dawson Reihana.
Father-of-two David James McBain has been warned his children may see him as “a terrorist” because of his history of violence.
A Commonwealth Games wrestler was called “a nasty, evil man” by the woman he raped in 1994 before he was imprisoned for 12 years 9 months.
Tania Gaye Hopping, convicted of manslaughter over the child abuse death of toddler Delcelia Witika in 1992, has admitted a Christchurch assault and had to…