A woman who caused knife wounds to a man and to the 14-month-old baby he was holding at the time has been granted a nine-month home detention term.
A patient at a mental healthcare village in Hoon Hay stepped in to help when another resident was trying to strangle a night shift care worker.
A 17-year-old would-be armed robber is in custody awaiting sentence after a brave dairy owner fought back and took his air rifle off him.
A Northcote woman says she refuses to be “broken” by the man she accuses of stalking her at her home, as he begins a two-year five-month jail term.
A Christchurch man has been jailed for 13 months for an attack on a woman that could have caused serious injury.
The High Court trial has been delayed for 54-year-old Timothy Joseph Foley, charged with the murder of a woman at a house in Linwood in June 2012.
Three offenders have now admitted taking part in the bashing of a bus driver when he was knocked unconscious and his tray of coins was stolen.
A trial date in March 2015 has been set for the man charged with injuring cricket international Jesse Ryder in an incident in Merivale, Christchurch – almost two years after the charge was laid.
Electronically monitored bail has been refused for a man alleged to be a motorcycle gang member charged with possession of methamphetamine for supply after a police swoop in Woodend, North Canterbury, last month.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 20-year-old man alleged to have been caught on camera damaging a shipping container restaurant in Bealey Avenue.