A businessman who did not pay tax for his employees pleaded guilty to 44 charges totalling over a million dollars in the Christchurch District Court.
The former general manager of a tour company lost his job and was sentenced to community work for arranging for a non-licenced co-worker to drive a tour bus on the Te Anau highway.
A former Canterbury farm manager has been banned from farming with animals for two years for ill-treatment of cows.
A man accused of carrying out vigilante justice over some schoolyard bullying has pleaded guilty to kidnap, assault, and sexual violation charges in the Christchurch District Court.
A teenager was sentenced to community detention for a drive-by robbery of four people in the early hours of the morning on January 23, 2017.
A man who robbed a West Coast petrol station with a samurai sword pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery in the Christchurch District Court.
A Christmas present was among the items 17-year-old Pierre Tawhi stole in a Christmas Day burglary.
An inveterate Christchurch con-man has admitted 60 charges of ripping off an elderly man who had won a Lotto prize of more than $100,000.
A supervisor who took money from the Papanui Club was sentenced to community work, supervision, and ordered to pay reparation, at her sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.
A second man has denied a charge of importing methamphetamine from Mexico in an airfreight consignment of safety lights.