No bail application was made for a 31-year-old man charged with a series of Christchurch robberies, when he appeared by video-link in the Christchurch District Court today.
A couple have admitted receiving the contents of a Chinese tourist group’s trailer – towed away in a brazen daylight theft while the visitors dined at a Christchurch restaurant.
Name suppression has lifted on a West Coast man facing 14 historic sex charges.
A Papanui mother-of-three who lied about being in a relationship for nine years has now admitted benefit fraud charges totalling $176,677.
Eight people have been charged with fishing illegally in the Akaroa and Pohatu Marine Reserves over the summer.
Determined thief Donna Reta Mareraki admits it was “the dumbest decision of my life” to cut off her electronic bail bracelet and go on the run, but she claims it was a mission of mercy.
A jury has been told it must set aside sympathy and prejudice and keep an open mind as it begins hearing evidence in a six-week synthetic cannabis dealing trial at the Christchurch District Court.
A teen who once planned an ISIS-style terrorist attack in Christchurch has assured people they are safe even after he absconded from the supervised accommodation where he is GPS monitored.
A group operating from a Sockburn dairy was dealing in “vast quantities” of synthetic cannabis, the Crown alleged as a six week trial began in the Christchurch District Court.
Allegations that a North Canterbury winery used different wines from the ones specified to fill orders it was sending out, have been made as the taking of evidence begins in a four-week fraud trial.