A former police traffic diversions officer who failed to deal properly with cash donations he legitimately received has avoided punishment, but not publication of his name.
Charges of discarding quota fish at sea and then misreporting the catch have been found proven against the captain of the Korean fishing vessel Oyang 77 that did 11 trips in the New Zealand region.
While police investigating two assaults were calling at a man’s St Albans house, the disqualified driver drove into the driveway.
A 35-year-old woman has admitted making dishonest earthquake damage claims totalling $48,620.
Technology and judges are joining forces to combat burglaries in red-zone areas.
A man who indecently assaulted eight women walking or exercising on the Port Hills has been allowed final suppression that will keep his identity secret. (Full report)
A man charged with slashing the tyres of 13 cars parked near the Christchurch Public Hospital on January 15 has been given a psychiatric assessment at court before being granted bail.
A 25-year-old’s bizarre explanation that he offended sexually to get deported to Samoa will pay off – but only after he has served a two-year four-month jail term.
An 18-year-old is being considered for a stint at the Odyssey House rehabilitation programme after “spiralling” while using herbal highs.
A 51-year-old Christchurch computer support worker has admitted having 20,000 objectionable files depicting child pornography on his computer.