A handwritten signature on a suicide note did not look the signature of Philip James Nisbet, his son said in evidence on the seventh day of the trial of Mr Nisbet’s wife who is charged with murdering him.
A 22-year-old man who pleaded guilty to a burglary with a weapon and an assault with a weapon will be sentenced on March 24.
A man who was tackled by a policeman who prevented him from setting himself alight has admitted two charges at the Christchurch District Court.
[Updated Report] Helen Elizabeth Milner’s son says he found her one night crushing up powder after she had spoken repeatedly of wanting to “get rid” of her husband and talked about ways she could do it.
An 18-year-old drunk-driver who used a pair of scissors to start an excavator for a dare has been told by a judge that he needs…
Kaiapoi business owner Dave Clemence has been fined $3000 for his citizen’s arrest that led to him going on trial for assault and kidnapping.
A man who says he has $4.50 in the bank has been fined $45,000 and ordered to pay $26,368 back to the customers he cheated with his Elton John concert travel arrangements.
A 20-year-old denies two charges of stabbing men aged 20 and 21 in a group confrontation in Merivale last month, and is taking the case to a jury trial.
A difficult woman with a long criminal history has been convicted and discharged without penalty for trespassing at a shopping centre where she says she went in out of the cold.
A June date has been set for the trial of two men charged with the murder of a Christchurch man who was allegedly burnt in a petrol attack in April.