Soon after shooting his ex-partner in the leg with a shotgun, a Loburn man told both his neighbour and a police constable: “I didn’t know the gun was loaded.”
A man who fled from police in a stolen car that ended up on its roof in the early hours of August 16 has pleaded guilty to three charges in the Christchurch District Court.
A woman says she pleaded for her life after her ex-partner shot her in the leg at close range with a pump action shotgun in front of her two children.
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.
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.