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.
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.