Boyracer Travis Kirk Barron has distanced himself from his anti-social associates as he begins a 10-month home detention term and begins to pay $1541 for the damage and losses he caused.
Even the possibility of a home detention sentence stretching ahead proved too much for determined thief Donna Reta Mareraki.
A woman thought she was going to be killed along with two children in the car, when her ex-partner threatened to drive into a power pole unless she ended her cellphone call to the police.
With tax reparations, penalties and interest ballooning to $1.3 million, the owner of a Christchurch chicken business is pondering whether to pay money back or declare bankruptcy.
Suppressions surround further appearances by four defendants arrested last year as part of the Operation Inca race-fixing investigation, including two who are discussing possible diversion.
A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody on a charge of intentionally causing grievous bodily harm in a stabbing incident in Malvern Street at the weekend.
A Wigram man secretly videoed men at a Christchurch firm urinating and then noted in his computer whether they had been circumcised.
The SPCA want to confiscate a man’s horses, and disqualify him from owning any more when he is sentenced for neglect of “Tubby”.
After a raid on his Aranui home, Jason James Priddle told police he gave away medicinal cannabis and only charged for postage. The “tick book” recording his transactions told a different story.
A hunter has been told to take his deer poaching charge seriously, get himself a lawyer – and take his hands out of his pockets.