Police allege robbery was behind an armed incident in Bryndwr early on Thursday, in which a 25-year-old man was shot by an intruder.
A high risk sex offender has admitted cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet in Nelson and going on the run.
A 22-year-old woman charged with the murder of a man who was wounded at a house in Cashmere on Christmas Day has been granted name suppression.
Canterbury police say they are “very disappointed” with the results of liquor licence testing with under-age customers being able to buy alcohol.
A man’s outburst in court as a jury delivered guilty verdicts in a rape trial has landed him in jail over Christmas for contempt of court.
Glen Royce Court remains good friends with the hunting companion he shot through the leg on July 3 near Lake Coleridge, in inland Canterbury.
A 24-year-old man who allegedly burgled a home a family had evacuated because of the tsunami threat, was remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.
A 25-year-old prisoner says he made a run for it when the security guard with him was being “complacent”.
When 21-year-old Raniera Smyth finishes his prison term, he may go to Nelson to try to find work in the fishing industry because he’s not welcome to head home to the Gisborne area.
Name suppression has lifted on one of the men arrested in a series of police raids on Head Hunters gang premises around Christchurch three weeks ago.