A little more freedom will be allowed to a teenager who once plotted a terrorist-style attack in Christchurch, as he works through his two-year supervision sentence.
Three police-issue tasers went missing during transport and ended up under the bed of a small scale Christchurch drugs dealer.
A week after a new law about strangulation came into force, two cases are already before the Christchurch Courts.
Two fathers of young children have been jailed for their “inexplicable” shop robberies.
A judge said because of the underfunding of mental health and drug and alcohol assessments she had no option but to send Joshua Luke Cooper to jail for stabbing a police dog.
A 50-year-old has been charged with wounding 25-year-old Shayne George Heappey, who died after being taken wounded to Christchurch Hospital at the weekend.
Shiu Prasad says he planned to commit suicide in front the wife who had left him, but the situation “escalated” when he saw her with her new boyfriend.
A King Cobras gang member told police he rushed the dock when Daniel Gary French admitted firearms charges because “he killed my bro”.
A woman spoke of her feelings of “toxic shame” after being sexually abused as a 16-year-old, before seeing her abuser jailed for six years.
Max the 14-year-old poodle had no teeth and was mostly blind and deaf when two pig dogs tore into him in the street at Leithfield, North Canterbury.