A man who bashed a witness who had just given evidence against his stepfather at a High Court hearing has been allowed home detention.
A 51-year-old man charged with meeting a 15-year-old youth after alleged sexual grooming on Facebook is being allowed to travel overseas.
Sometimes parents must “just say no” even if it means disappointing a tearful child, said a judge as he fined a Christchurch mother for a biosecurity breach.
A psychiatric report will be prepared on a 17-year-old youth being held in custody after a bizarre violent incident at Riccarton’s Westfield Mall at the weekend.
A woman who bolted from the dock and got out of the Court House as she was being sentenced to jail has been charged with escaping from custody.
A Christchurch car dealer has avoided a conviction for a street assault, by citing 15-years conviction-free and a string of good works that he would have to give up.
A respected teacher’s long career has come to a sudden stop after he admitted an assault on a 12-year-old boy at St Thomas of Canterbury…
Synthetic cannabis sent a man into a slide that has led to his jailing for indecently assaulting and grooming a 13-year-old girl and registration as a child sex offender.
A 17-year-old has appeared in court facing eight charges after a bizarre incident at Westfield Mall in Riccarton on Sunday.
It was “unbelievable” that benefit payments were continuing for a Christchurch grandmother who admitted rorting the welfare system out of nearly a quarter of a million dollars, said a judge as he remanded her for sentence.