Name suppression has lifted on a 17-year-old charged with the murder of Cyrus Alexis Alupis, who was stabbed to death in Greymouth last month.
Christchurch’s tough times after the quakes have been blamed for a company’s failure that led to $98,922 unpaid tax and a home detention term for its director.
A 31-year-old woman who got children involved in her organised shoplifting has been jailed for four years six months.
A man who led police on a car chase a year ago has now pleaded guilty to a long list of drug, weapons, and driving charges in the Christchurch District Court.
A woman who shoplifted a swimming pool has admitted 24 charges and is due for sentencing in November in the Christchurch District Court.
Both women charged with a series of burglaries in which holiday accommodation booked online was allegedly stripped bare have now denied all charges.
A member of the group scamming elderly victims two years ago has now begun a fresh jail term for organised shoplifting and bank card frauds.
A woman alleged to have “cleaned out” holiday homes after renting them has denied seven charges and elected jury trial.
A 39-year-old man faces a $3009 damage bill after skidding donuts round the Hornby Rugby League Club’s Leslie Park and ripping up the playing surface.
Police have charged an Aranui woman with using a military style rifle in a robbery attempt in Auckland 10 weeks ago.