A 32-year-old has given his account of how a one-month-old baby came to receive broken bones and brain injury while in his care, in a judge-alone trial in the High Court at Christchurch.
A judge has refused a man’s request to be able to pray at the Deans Avenue mosque after he was arrested twice for disorderly behaviour.
Charges continue to mount against a woman already at court over a stolen mail investigation.
West Coast building company Adam Campbell Building Ltd has abandoned its bid to keep its name suppressed after a staff member was killed at a worksite two years ago.
Name suppression has lifted on the fifth person charged in connection with the alleged murder of Shayne Heappey in Christchurch in December, and a tentative trial date has been set for March 2020.
A man who allegedly damaged three police cars in a Christchurch chase in December says he is feeling too frightened to come to the Court House in the city in the wake of Friday’s mosque shootings.
Broken bones on a baby only weeks old would not have shown up as bruises, a trial in the High Court at Christchurch was told.
A man arrested in Christchurch at a time when people were getting sick and dying from taking synthetic drugs has admitted drug dealing charges at the Christchurch District Court.
A four-week-old boy had 40 broken bones when he was taken to Christchurch Hospital after what was said to be an accidental suffocation incident.
A 70-year-old man has begun his “inevitable” jail term straight way after admitting sex abuse charges involving a 14-year-old girl, in the Christchurch District Court.