Sadism and sexual abuse of toddlers was among the internet pornography found in the possession of a Canterbury sportsman and churchgoer.
A 26-year-old Christchurch man has been charged with manslaughter over a fatal crash in Russley on January 2.
A 57-year-old man who says he felt “stonewalled and powerless” in his dealings with the Earthquake Commission has written out cheques totalling $14,394 for paintstripper damage to EQC cars.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 17-year-old the police are seeking for a dairy robbery in North New Brighton last week.
Police are investigating whether two women arrested in Sumner are linked to a spate of burglaries in which rental properties were stripped bare.
Police opposed bail for one of the two men charged over a robbery incident at an Addington dairy.
A Canterbury businessmen has been granted name suppression until trial on a charge of careless driving causing the death of a motorcyclist killed in a Northern Motorway crash in December.
Two men – one of them a sex worker – have been remanded on serious assault and armed robbery charges at the Christchurch District Court.
A drink-driver who slammed into a man walking on the footpath in the central city may be ordered to pay emotional harm reparations for the injuries he caused.
A 34-year-old man who “cleaned” some of the electronic gear allegedly stolen by a crime ring involved in 55 burglaries has been jailed for 17 months.