A man who tried to commit suicide in a bizarre petrol incident last year has proved to be a talented musician.
Name suppression has been granted to protect the chances for rehabilitation and forming “appropriate adult relationships” for a repeat viewer of child abuse pornography.
A 23-year-old man has virtually no memory of an armed home invasion incident that happened after he used alcohol to wash down at least 10 sleeping tablets.
Information from a Christchurch man who saved 20,000 child pornography images has led to further arrests.
Politicians and bureaucrats who decided to close the Rangiora District Court had “got it wrong”, long-serving local lawyer Keith Hales told the court’s final sitting yesterday.
A party gatecrasher smashed up the Rangiora Police Station after his arrest, spat inside the station, threatened one constable and bashed another.
A North Canterbury man must pay $1485 for plunging Cheviot into darkness for three-and-a-half hours by swinging on a powerpole stay-wire after a late night visit to the local pub.
A court appearance for an alleged fugitive has been delayed for a week because he remains incapacitated in hospital.
Murder accused Mauha Huatahi Fawcett has chosen not to give evidence at his High Court trial and the court has now heard all the evidence that will be presented in the case.
A man and a woman have been jointly charged with sex offences involving a young girl.