A robbery charge has been dropped against a 63-year-old man who was accused of being part of an armed raid on the Brickworks Restaurant and Bar which netted $26,000.
A South New Brighton man has been banned from all Work and Income offices in New Zealand after being arrested on a charge of threatening a staff member.
A judge has a refused an order that would stop media continuing to use images of Ashburton double-murder accused Russell John Tully.
A Riccarton man has admitted illegally using a .22 calibre rifle to shoot swans on Lake Ellesmere.
A Chinese woman who brought two threatened plants into Christchurch airport in her luggage has been remanded for sentencing in what may be the first case of its type.
A passing motorist chased a thief and snatched a 26cm knife off him, the Christchurch District Court was told today when the 32-year-old thief admitted…
Fines totalling $120,500 were imposed on the captain of Korean fishing vessel Oyang 77 for dumping quota fish at sea and misreporting the catch.
Settlement negotiations are continuing for seizure of the assets of jailed steroids dealer Phillip James Musson.
A mistrial has been declared on the second day of a robbery trial before a Christchurch District Court jury.
Ashburton double murder accused Russell John Tully stood quietly in the dock for an appearance at the Christchurch District Court, a day after being the alleged subject of a day-long manhunt.