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.
A man admitted hitting pigs about the head, neck, and shoulders with a steel mallet, and driving over a pig’s head on his quad bike, at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.
Two months after the death of her husband, Helen Elizabeth Milner was recorded as buying an engagement ring for $2299 at a Christchurch jewellery store, the fourth day of her murder trial has been told.
A 35-year-old Chinese man who sold his passport and then reported it missing to the police was sentenced to home detention for 18 weeks.
[Updated report] Alleged murder victim Phillip James Nisbet appeared anxious and “terrified that he was incredibly unwell” doctors noted when he was taken to Christchurch Hospital on the day his wife is accused of attempting to murder him by poison.
A message from a psychic medium figured in the third afternoon’s evidence at the murder trial of Helen Elizabeth Milner in the High Court at Christchurch.
A 21-year-old has been granted home detention after admitting his role in the robbery of a cannabis dealer who was bound and shut in a cupboard at a suburban Christchurch tinny house.