A two-week manslaughter trial is set to begin on July 8 over a fatal crash in Russley Road, Christchurch, in January.
A judge says the son of the late philanthropist and Mainfreight founder Neil Graham must have been “wilfully blind” not to realise how much cannabis was being grown on his property at Ellesmere.
Two men have been arrested on charges of robbing New Brighton’s Beachcomber Dairy in February.
A horse trainer’s career is likely in tatters – she may be banned from all racecourses – after her conviction for what she thought was going to be a cannabis burglary.
A series of bail breaches has led to hip-hop and rap artist Scribe being remanded in custody for the next month.
The father of a 32-year-old woman passenger killed in a high-speed crash near Burnham, told the Christchurch District Court that she was “killed by the actions of an idiot”.
Judges are threatening to pull the plug on the court system’s cost-saving video-link system unless lawyers get better access to see their clients in prison.
A 37-year-old man arrested after an alleged “low speed” pursuit across Christchurch four weeks ago is denying all charges.
An offender sent back from Australia has admitted demanding a car in a gun-point stand-over incident.
Seven years after his jailing for a one-punch manslaughter in a Dunedin McDonalds, Matthew Bryce Larson has been imprisoned again for a head-kick after an argument at a Christchurch bar.