More time has been granted for preparation of the prosecution case against two men charged with murder arising from an alleged burning petrol attack.
Extradition to Australia on hundreds of sex charges for former Catholic brother Bernard Kevin McGrath may need to be considered by the Minister of Justice, after a decision on an appeal to the High Court.
A second woman has described accused rapist Joshua Allan Schooner as having a “split personality” during a sexual encounter.
A Christchurch man has admitted burning the face of his five-year-old son with a fan heater after losing his temper because of a scorch mark on the carpet.
A woman with a threatening and often violent reputation has admitted another charge of trespassing at Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre where she has been banned since July 2012.
A woman says she was repeatedly raped by a man after police took away her car keys and left her stranded in a pub car park in the early hours of the morning.
Police have withdrawn a theft charge against a Christchurch art dealer, saying there was not enough evidence to continue with the prosecution.
A victim stabbed four times during a Spreydon street brawl has admitted sending violent threatening text messages before the confrontation.
A Shirley man has been remanded on theft and assault charges over an alleged incident in which a man says he was assaulted at the New Brighton Pier and his camera thrown into the sea.
Sending sexually explicit text messages led to bad blood between two Pacific Island families in Christchurch, an armed confrontation in the street, and four men injured in hospital.