Police are appealing for public help to identify the offenders who carried out a series of dairy robberies in Christchurch this week.
All Christchurch-based courts and tribunals are now operating from the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct, bringing all the Ministry of Justice’s services in the city together for the first time, says a media release from the Ministry.
Christchurch police are investigating a knife-point robbery at a pharmacy on Ferry Road, Woolston.
Police are investigating two suspicious fires in the Christchurch area overnight.
Christchurch’s main list court dissolved into giggles when a woman lawyer told Judge John Macdonald that her client was “18 months pregnant”.
Over the past four months Canterbury Police have seen a marked increase in the number of Mazda Demio vehicles stolen.
Canterbury police say they are “very disappointed” with the results of liquor licence testing with under-age customers being able to buy alcohol.
Community Magistrates have begun sitting in Christchurch for the first time.
Laneway Café has marked its first year in its permanent premises in Durham Street with a one-year birthday party for its regulars.
A “Goldilocks” burglary involving icecream and vodka took a serious turn when a baby’s cystic fibrosis medication was poured down the sink.