A 23-year-old involved in the armed robbery of two shops is in custody and facing a jail term when he is sentenced in December.
Franchesca Kororia Borell has admitted the manslaughter of her partner during a Christmas Day argument but the Crown says her actions amounted to murder and her trial is going ahead.
Tax charges totalling nearly $250,000 have now been laid against a Christchurch businessman who was remanded last week on dishonesty charges.
A Wainoni man has been discharged without conviction for a dog’s attack that meant a fur seal savaged on New Brighton beach had to be euthanised.
Name suppression has lapsed on a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man accused of the stabbing murder of his ex-partner, who was killed in an incident in Ilam Road on September 15.
Murray James Allan’s criminal career has involved being shot in the face by police and beaten by the Tribesmen gang, but he will now get another chance at rehabilitation.
Electronically monitored bail has been refused for the teenager charged with the murder of Oliver Johnston, whose body was found on a Woodend property in early July.
A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.
James Graham Body made his partner cook him a meal, made her watch him eat it, and then smashed the plate in front of her when he was finished.
Several harness racing industry figures are denying fraud conspiracy charges alleging race fixing and electing trial by jury.