A woman thought she was going to be killed along with two children in the car, when her ex-partner threatened to drive into a power pole unless she ended her cellphone call to the police.
With tax reparations, penalties and interest ballooning to $1.3 million, the owner of a Christchurch chicken business is pondering whether to pay money back or declare bankruptcy.
Suppressions surround further appearances by four defendants arrested last year as part of the Operation Inca race-fixing investigation, including two who are discussing possible diversion.
A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody on a charge of intentionally causing grievous bodily harm in a stabbing incident in Malvern Street at the weekend.
A Wigram man secretly videoed men at a Christchurch firm urinating and then noted in his computer whether they had been circumcised.
After a raid on his Aranui home, Jason James Priddle told police he gave away medicinal cannabis and only charged for postage. The “tick book” recording his transactions told a different story.
A hunter has been told to take his deer poaching charge seriously, get himself a lawyer – and take his hands out of his pockets.
A judge was clearly unimpressed with a Christchurch businessman’s assertion that he was not addicted to methamphetamine, as he faced sentencing on three charges.
Losses of $39,000 damage from a police pursuit are left unpaid as Joseph Steven Rogers begins a rehabilitative sentence.
A woman was sitting in the passenger seat of a car that Aaron Keith David Edmonds tried to snatch from the forecourt of a Christchurch service station.