Mosque video offender Philip Neville Arps has allegedly sent out letters from prison expressing violent views, the Crown has claimed.
The September trial of three people charged with the murder of Pierclaudio Raviola has been delayed for two months while the Court of Appeal deals with a pre-trial issue.
Home detention has been allowed for a drug addict who knocked a woman shop assistant unconscious when he pushed her over during a raid on a central Christchurch optician.
A 16-year-old has been told it was “incredibly disrespectful” to the victims for him to have a copy of the mosque massacre video.
An application to move the trial of alleged mosque shooter Brenton Harrison Tarrant away from Christchurch will be heard in October.
A teenager who defecated inside Clinton school during a burglary has been released on intensive supervision and will have to do 200 hours of community work.
An Opawa man’s heritage seeds project – aimed at securing the future of New Zealand’s food supply – has drawn a sentence of community detention and community work.
A judge has let Marcel Sydney Geros out on bail after hearing that he was in the process of handing back his Black Power gang patch when a car chase incident developed in New Brighton last week.
The Crown has dropped a race fixing charge against harness racing trainer-driver Nigel Raymond McGrath, and another man has admitted three drugs charges arising from the Operation Inca investigation.
The police have dropped all charges against two men who were accused of being part of any armed robbery gang operating around Christchurch, citing not enough evidence.