A man has admitted using a nailgun to rob an Auckland Kiwibank branch of $3040 cash.
A Lyttelton man accused of a series of Picton boat burglaries has entered not guilty pleas to all charges.
Police did not oppose bail for four Ashburton people arrested on drugs charges after a series of raids and searches around the town yesterday.
A 34-year-old Balcairn man has been granted a registrar’s remand without plea on charges of receiving stolen property, possession of cannabis for supply, and unlawful possession of a shotgun.
Sentencing of a father and son convicted of receiving a stolen vehicle has had to be delayed because their mutual hostility means serving a community detention sentence at the same address is out of the question.
A 22-year-old’s synthetic cannabis use has put him in prison, even after he was granted home detention for aggravated robbery.
Two days are being set aside for a hearing in Te Reo Maori for central city horseman Richard James Hayden who faces a charge of endangering safety.
A Christchurch man has been jailed for 11 months for what a judge described as “a cowardly and vicious attack” on his partner, who is now expecting his child.
Evidence “evaporation” has led to the police dropping a charge alleging a man was run down with a car while he was on the run from police.
A woman is in hospital with serious injuries and a man has been remanded in custody on a charge of assaulting her.