A 66-year-old man allegedly involved in repeated disturbances outside Christchurch mosques has admitted three trespass charges but denies six other charges and the case is heading for trial.
A second man, Daniel Gary French, has been charged with the murder of King Cobras gang member Luke Sears who was shot and killed at Charing Cross in October.
Christchurch’s mosque shootings have caused rapper and hip-hop artist Scribe – who is a Muslim – to leave the city and breach the supervision sentence he was already serving.
A judge has warned people about making threats or offering support online to the men facing charges over handling of the mosque shooting video.
Heath Eric Morris has finally apologised to the family of the 20-year-old he bashed to death in his sleep, just before he began his life term at his sentencing in the High Court at Christchurch.
A Christchurch engineering firm must pay a fine, reparations and costs totalling $419,176 over the June 2017 death of a worker who was crushed by a beam that toppled as it was being moved.
One of Christchurch’s first prosecutions under the tougher new strangulation law has drawn a sentence of community detention and supervision.
A woman who left a “trail of destruction” when she siphoned $358,925 from the bank accounts of a Christchurch travel agency where she worked, has been jailed for 27 months.
Bail has been granted to a 20-year-old facing an armed burglary charge over a Phillipstown incident that may have led to a co-offender being admitted to hospital.
A 16-year-old youth denies a charge of distributing objectionable material from the March 15 Christchurch terror attack and has been remanded in custody for a Youth Court case review.