Bail has been granted to a woman convicted of being an accessory to the murder of Oamaru dairy farm worker Justin Conrad McFarlane, for doing the driving on the night he was killed.
More reports are being prepared ahead of the delayed sentencing for a property developer who admits making fraudulent quake claims, and evidence may have to be heard at her sentencing next year.
Sentencing has been delayed for a Chinese masseur convicted of indecencies, so that a psychiatric report can be obtained to decide how the case should be dealt with.
A police request for a petrol drive-off offender to lose his driving licence has not been granted.
A home detention inmate who was spotted breaching his sentence on national television has gone to jail for a total of eight months.
An arrest while already on electronically monitored bail has led to a remand in custody after a fresh bail hearing in the Christchurch District Court today.
Probation has charged a man arrested two weeks ago after a four-day manhunt with accessing the Internet in breach of an extended supervision order.
“Morons in cars” who abuse people as they drive past got little sympathy from the judge when two of them were stabbed by a victim of their bullying.
A Canterbury man has been jailed and his teenage partner released on home detention for production of child-abuse pornography.
A serving prisoner who has admitted biting part of the ears off two other inmates has now admitted stabbing another prisoner three times with an improvised knife.