Police did not oppose bail for a 21-year-old woman charged over an incident in which a man was stabbed in the head in New Brighton at the weekend.
Calls for changes to the adversial nature of New Zealand’s legal system should be resisted, says long-serving High Court judge, Justice Graham Panckhurst, as he begins his retirement.
An overly persistent teen hustler has ended up in court after frightening a woman he approached outside The Palms shopping centre.
Twenty-four-year-old Sonja Russell was denied bail when she appeared in court today facing a charge relating to a stabbing in Phillipstown.
A chronic methamphetamine user and dealer has been given a reduced sentence because of the extraordinary work and study he has done during 13 months in prison on remand.
Seventeen-year-old Bronson Kelekolio hung his head as details of his knife and sex attack on a 22-year-old Ashburton solo mother were read in Christchurch’s High Court at his sentencing for murder.
Wesley Winfield Barnett’s $26,000 armed robbery of the Brickworks Restaurant was not seen as a sophisticated affair.
Late-night service of a trespass order by three unexpected “intruders” led to a dog bite and two of them being stabbed.
Jurors have been offered counselling after reaching mainly majority guilty verdicts in an eight-day child sexual abuse trial.
A man convicted of sex crimes 19 years ago is arguing it would not be fair to lift his name suppression now as part of the efforts of two women victims to make his name public.