A couple are disappointed with police handling of the prosecution of a septic tank truck driver who veered across the road and knocked them off their motorcycle causing serious injuries.
A man shot in the thigh in an unexplained incident in Christchurch last week has now made a voluntary appearance at court, heading off an arrest warrant that was issued for him on Tuesday.
North Canterbury drone pilot Simon Roy Reeve has avoided convictions for flying his aircraft at Pines Beach without authorisation when he was taking airborne footage of fire-fighting operations.
A 51-year-old truckie has been found guilty of causing the death of a cycle tourist he never saw as he carelessly turned his truck across a cycle lane in Hornby.
The verdict in the trial of a truckie charged with careless driving causing the death of a cyclist has been released but publication of it has been suppressed until 1.30pm.
A mechanic facing a serious charge over a New Year tourist bus crash on the Otira Gorge has pleaded not guilty and elected trial by jury.
New Zealand may need to re-think its sentencing regime for the class A drug methamphetamine in the light of recent huge drug busts, says a Christchurch lawyer.
A woman will stay in supervised care under the intellectual disability legislation for two years after she was found unfit to stand trial for an Akaroa knife attack.
A “Goldilocks” burglary involving icecream and vodka took a serious turn when a baby’s cystic fibrosis medication was poured down the sink.
A Christchurch judge has sent an expensive signal to people who get involved with black market seafood.