A 43-year-old man has admitted the gunpoint robbery of the Brickworks Restaurant and Bar three weeks ago.
Two men charged with the armed robbery of an R18 store in Linwood in the hour before synthetic highs became illegal are denying the charge and heading for jury trial.
A 24-year-old who destroyed his victim’s eye in a home invasion attack wiped away tears as he was jailed for eight years.
Serial threat-maker All Means All has gone to jail for four months maintaining that he will not eat or drink until he is released.
Kelly Jane Mackley claims she was “something of a perfect employee” – before she stole $173,000 from the company.
Lies told to the police have prevented anyone being held accountable for an Otira truck crash in which one man was killed and two others seriously injured.
The operations manager of Christchurch firm Alligator Drainage, which was placed in liquidation last month, has now been charged with causing losses totalling $168,345 by deception.
Horse owner Richard James Hayden has been charged with endangering people’s safety by letting a horse roam in Christchurch city on a night when it was hit by a car and killed.
Home detention has been granted to a 35-year-old father-of-three who says he was acting under a threat to his family when he joined in a raid to steal building materials.
At the age of 67, sex offender Christopher David Williams is almost resigned to his 17-year jail term being a life sentence.