After two hours of deliberations, a jury has convicted Cody Marcus John Pierce of the drink-driving crash that caused fatal injuries to his passenger.
A High Court judge will allow Chance Mangukaha Beazley – now in custody facing sentence on a robbery charge – out of prison on Monday…
The jury in the Cody Marcus John Pierce driving death trial retired at midday to consider its verdicts.
James Tahere has given up on Christchurch and the city will have to get back on its feet without him.
A 57-year-old man has spent three to four years living in his car, apparently often parking up in shopping mall carparks overnight.
February 9 has been set for the trial of Timothy Joseph Foley on a charge of murdering a woman at a Linwood house in June 2012.
The jury deciding on the verdicts in a Darfield man’s fatal crash trial was told by his defence counsel that it could not be sure how much he had been drinking at a party beforehand.
People showing signs of intoxication would probably be at or over the legal limit for drink-driving, an expert witness has told the jury in fatal crash trial.
Homeless, erratic, and an opportunist thief, Wade Clinton Jeffs has continued his reputation as a difficult customer.
Motion of the four-wheel-drive vehicle involved in a fatal crash near West Melton were typical of a vehicle that has entered a corner too fast, an expert witness told the trial of Cody Marcus John Pierce.