While on remand in custody for murder, an 18-year-old punched a prison officer twice in the head in an incident at the Christchurch Men’s Prison.
An inmate has admitted bashing prison officers in a riot at the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.
A couple face a $173,000 reparation claim after lying about a family death and serious injury to make a fishing trawler return to port.
A 23-year-old has admitted the armed robbery of six hotels in Christchurch and South Canterbury, and shooting two women in a home invasion.
Second chances ran out for accomplished conwoman Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith, with an eight-month jail term being imposed on her 14th remand appearance facing fraud charges.
A man who accidentally fired a rifle through his own car door and into another car parked nearby has been fined in the Christchurch District Court.
Name suppression continues for a well known Christchurch professional man who has been remanded in custody again when he made his second appearance after his arrest on firearms and drugs charges last weekend.
A man has pleaded not guilty to poaching a stag allegedly shot on private property at Waiau, North Canterbury.
A security company employee stole $179,300 from a cash machine he was meant to be guarding and buried most of it in his garden.
A woman who allegedly spat at a crew member, and abused staff and passengers on a flight from Auckland to Christchurch, has been charged with the assaulting a woman.