A horse-owner has been told, “Shame on you,” by a judge for clearly feeding himself while his animals were starving.
The Commissioner of Police has been ordered to pay $300 costs to a young man because he was summoned to attend an incorrect session at the Christchurch District Court.
A woman has admitted endangering the health of her son and daughter by having them living with her in a house that was being used for methamphetamine manufacture.
A man facing a long jail term for injuring his five-year-old son with a heater has spoken from the dock to tell his teenage boy to stay away from gangs.
Christchurch’s alleged plum sauce burglar has agreed to a remand in custody while he recovers in Christchurch Hospital from the police dog bite wounds he received at the time of his arrest.
Ritchie Stuart Clutterbuck says he is struggling to find work and get his life back on track after serving a two-year jail sentence for a blackmail conviction that was quashed on appeal.
The final offender in the Operation Granite drugs conspiracy has lost his last appeal bid and his sentencing has been set for this month, 14 months after his trial in the High Court at Christchurch.
A man shot in an armed incident many years ago has now been convicted on seven charges involving assaults and threats.
A 20-year-old man charged with two armed hold-ups of service stations, and a charge of demanding cash with intent to steal it, was remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court today.
An 18-year-old youth charged with two rapes has been further remanded in custody without plea until Thursday, at a brief appearance by video-link in the Christchurch District Court.