Two days are being set aside for a hearing in Te Reo Maori for central city horseman Richard James Hayden who faces a charge of endangering safety.
A Christchurch man has been jailed for 11 months for what a judge described as “a cowardly and vicious attack” on his partner, who is now expecting his child.
Evidence “evaporation” has led to the police dropping a charge alleging a man was run down with a car while he was on the run from police.
A woman is in hospital with serious injuries and a man has been remanded in custody on a charge of assaulting her.
A 49-year-old man is denying a charge of assaulting a woman who was found injured in the street after an alleged incident at a gang pad in Northcote.
Owners of potentially dangerous dogs have “high obligations” to ensure people’s safety, said a judge as he imposed 250 hours of community work on a man whose stepson was injured by two rottweilers.
A 29-year-old man says emotion about the end of a 10-year relationship overwhelmed him when he set fire to the rental house where his partner had been living.
A former EQC employee is pleading not guilty to charges alleging she misused the commission’s vehicles and a fuel card.
Dutch visitor Johannes Jacobus Appelman has been disqualified from driving for 15 months for the rental car crash at Rakaia that killed three people and injured another.
A shotgun fired four times in the Rawhiti Domain in New Brighton on Sunday night was probably stolen, according to the 20-year-old who admits firing the blasts.