Sentencing of convicted on-line predator Cameron Stuart Hore for a breach of parole has been put off for three weeks while the Parole Board considers his recall to prison.
A Spreydon man who killed his partner by wounding her 26 times in a frenzied knife attack has been found not guilty on the grounds of insanity and ordered held in hospital as a special patient.
A woman sentenced to three years two months prison called out apologies to her family as she was led to the cells, collapsed in the hallway, then sobbed as she was helped to leave court.
Dallas Edwards has admitted that he was one of the masked and armed men who robbed the Sideline Bar in Richmond of $4545.
Child sex victims of Shane Baylis – jailed for 18 years – have told of their drug use, suicide attempts, and manic depression.
A woman has been granted home detention “for merciful reasons” for her second conviction for perverting the course of justice.
A man’s slapping of his problem teenage daughter has brought a $500 fine.
Intervention was clearly needed for an Amberley man with an anger problem, a judge said as the 20-year-old faced sentencing for threats to a policeman and his family.
After months of obstinate denials, the man who became known as “The Port Hills Groper” has admitted his offending, but name suppression continues. [Full report]
A 30-year-old red zone burglar was sentenced to nine months prison and refused home detention in the Christchurch District Court today.