A convicted methamphetamine dealer seemed pleased with the five-year three-month jail term he got at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.
A West Coast sex abuse victim was described as “a truly remarkable young woman” as her abuser was jailed for 14 years 4 months in the Christchurch District Court.
A 72-year-old man bravely stuck up for himself during a home invasion robbery by a sex worker and two male associates.
A Christchurch woman is considering moving overseas with her family to escape the man who has stalked her for four years and is now threatening to abduct her, torture her, and cut her throat.
A 17-year-old was taking methamphetamine supplied by his mother’s partner the night he cut the throat of the family dog.
Two men were stabbed in the abdomen in a Merivale incident that began with abuse yelled from a passing van and “the fingers” being given in reply.
Four women now have protection orders out against Robert James McAllister who has begun a jail term for assaulting two of them.
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.