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.
A Runanga man has admitted two charges related to the murder of Greymouth mother Hayley Williams who was shot in the throat by 45-year-old George Sean Warren last October.
A 70-year-old retired hospital worker faces a $347,408 bill after 20 years of benefit fraud.
A three-time child pornography offender has been jailed, again.
A Christchurch teacher in his 60s has been remanded on 17 sexual abuse charges, some dating back 14 years.
A teacher at a Canterbury school has been jailed for a fetishistic relationship with a 15-year-old schoolgirl.
A teenager has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his role in the death of a man who was found injured in a Sumner carpark in March 2017 and later died in hospital.
A jury has found a 51-year-old man guilty of 28 sex offences involving five girls at the end of an 11-day Christchurch District Court trial.
Name suppression has lifted on a 17-year-old charged with the murder of Cyrus Alexis Alupis, who was stabbed to death in Greymouth last month.