A judge wished a sword-armed robber luck as he began a two-year ten-month jail term for a raid on a West Coast petrol station.
A 24-year-old security guard has been sentenced to 18 weeks’ home detention and reparations for trying to bring four lizards into New Zealand from Thailand.
Mongrel Mob members will spend years behind bars for a prison bashing that lasted 38 seconds.
A man charged with participating in an organised criminal group involved in burglaries, thefts, and fraud has admitted 23 charges in the Christchurch District Court.
A gang member asked by two women to rob an ex-partner of one of them, admitted a robbery charge in the Christchurch District Court today.
A man charged with the murder of a woman in Merivale last month is also facing charges of sexually violating her and taking her car.
A woman was left with 73 bruises after a three-hour assault by Justin Matthew McAllister that included strangling her unconscious with a rope.
Memo Christchurch offenders: Failing to take your court dates seriously is likely to buy you time in the cells.
An online cheat was jailed for 19 months on 34 charges of using various internet auction sites to sell mobile phones and a laptop computer which she did not have.
An 18-year-old who allegedly attacked a woman in Hagley Park last night will stay in custody while a legal aid application is processed.