A judge continued to refer to Rakesh Kumar Chawdhry as “Dr Chawdhry” at his latest sentencing because even after 13 indecency convictions he has still not been struck off.
A 21-year-old woman has admitted possession for supply of synthetic drugs – but the charge does not allege the substance was responsible for a spate of hospital admissions and deaths.
Emotions have been getting too much for a youth who admitted plotting an ISIS-style terrorist attack, and he has been involved in a series of incidents at his supported accommodation in Christchurch.
For firing a close-range shotgun blast into his ex-partner’s leg while two children were nearby, a Loburn man has been jailed for 10 years.
A former partner described the “evil, smirking look” on Paul Dumelow’s face as he told her: “Your children will never see you alive again.”
Name suppression continues for a 17-year-old girl facing a murder charge in the High Court at Christchurch while reports are prepared ahead of a trial…
Police will have to keep their hands off gang members’ “colours” as they go about their business – legal or otherwise – after a judge’s ruling in the Christchurch District Court.
The elderly victims of a pair of violent home invaders want to leave their heritage house in Papanui because they do not feel safe, but have found they will have to stay.
A woman charged with stealing a trailer containing the luggage of a Chinese tour group has been granted a registrar’s remand at the Christchurch District Court.
A Christchurch teacher is denying methamphetamine charges and has elected trial by jury.