Crown prosecutor says defendant was “on a mission” to recover tools stolen from his company in previous raids.
David Clemence denies 18 charges including kidnapping and assault.
The court will consider next week what happened in detail when a backside kick administered at an end-of-year function accidentally struck a man’s testicles and caused real damage.
A man who raped his stepdaughter up to three times a week for more than four years from the time she was 11, has been jailed for 16 years 3 months.
A 63-year-old man facing two charges of doing an indecent act in an Opawa Park has been granted a registrar’s remand for three weeks to arrange legal advice.
A woman’s murder trial delayed this month because of the illness of her defence counsel has now been set for December 2.
Twenty years after doing a “deal” with the family of his victims when they confronted him about indecencies with two small girls, a Christchurch man has faced sentencing for his crimes in the District Court.
A rare second-strike warning has been given to a woman prisoner who tossed a bucket of scalding water over another woman inmate, causing skin to peel off.
Lawyers will struggle hard to say something positive about a client, even one in a hopeless situation.
Party rivalry led to a woman having her nose broken and another woman appearing in court.