A jury has returned a rapid verdict to find Franchesca Kororia Borell guilty of the Christmas Day murder of her partner Hardeep Singh during a domestic row.
A Christchurch businessman who preyed sexually on seven young teenagers has been jailed for four years nine months on 11 indecency charges.
A woman who stabbed an ex-partner in the chest after a break-up and an epic drinking bout has acknowledged that she needs to “fix” herself while she serves a six-year jail term.
A Christchurch business owner who lost $895,014 at casinos has now admitted tax evasion charges totalling $900,000.
A professor of mechanic engineering says it was “feasible” for Hardeep Singh’s fatal wound to have been inflicted by a stabbing, but a wound from a knife being thrown as “less likely”.
A Christchurch father did not seek a jail term for his teenage son who stabbed him five times – and he got his wish.
A woman charged with possessing synthetic drugs with intent to supply them – arrested in police raids last week – has pleaded not guilty in the Christchurch District Court.
Punter Graham Henry Beirne is one of the men facing race-fixing charges as part of the Operation Inca investigation into the harness racing scene.
A charge alleging theft of a laptop from a man who has now been missing for nearly three years has been dismissed after the police decided they did not have enough evidence.
A woman charged with possession of synthetic drugs for supply – arrested last week amid police concerns about the toxic effects of the drug – has been refused bail at the Christchurch District Court.