A man who murdered his wife in Blenheim 15 years ago remains “mystified” about the circumstances of the killing, the High Court has been told during a judicial review application.
Two women are facing charges over the alleged theft and receiving of an $800 dog.
A Taiwanese woman was on a New Zealand holiday to recover from the death of her partner in a motorcycle crash, when she caused a crash in Templeton that killed her father and injured her mother.
A 47-year-old man from Christchurch and Takaka has been remanded in custody for sentencing after admitting a series of child sex charges involving a victim aged seven and eight years.
A psychiatric report has been ordered for a 25-year-old man charged with kicking a dog to death.
A Swiss national injured four people in a head-on crash on Christmas Day when he drove on the wrong side of the road at Goose Bay, near Kaikoura.
A Christchurch murder trial scheduled for April has been delayed to early June with the appointment of Jonathan Eaton QC as defence counsel.
A German tourist has admitted his careless driving caused the death of a Leeston woman in a crash near Springston on February 23.
The High Court has ordered reports to consider an open-ended preventive detention sentence for a 55-year-old man found guilty of 23 child sex offences today.
A 41-year-old man charged with the murder of James Poto Whatuira at Woodville, near Palmerston North, has made an appearance in the Christchurch District Court.