Heavy security was in place in court for the appearance of a Selwyn man charged with firearms offences at Darfield on Saturday.
A Christchurch man’s life spiralled out of control when he began using meth and associating with people a judge described as “dregs”.
All of the victims of Michael Edward Brittenden’s spree of wheelie bin blazes in Burnside will be paid for the $68,326 damage he did before he was caught by two bobbies-on-bikes.
A man who jammed an arresting police officer’s elbow in his door, and repeatedly tried to avoid arrest, pleaded guilty to seven charges in the Christchurch District Court.
A woman sprinted from the dock as she was being jailed in the Christchurch District Court and briefly made it outside the Court House before recaptured by a Court Security Officer.
A Christchurch woman’s “better effort” at doing her community work was an illusion – she had someone else doing it in her place.
A third bail application has been refused for a 24-year-old man allegedly shot in the face by the police in an incident in Woolston in February.
A judge has explained the dangers of mixing alcohol and an imitation firearm to an Aranui man who ended up in court after a confrontation with his neighbour.
A woman charged with possession of ammunition and a methamphetamine pipe, and receiving stolen property after a police search of a Bryndwr home three weeks ago has pleaded not guilty and elected jury trial.
A teenager charged with lighting a fire in the dunes at South Brighton last week has told the Christchurch District Court that he has had to go to hospital for a burn to his wrist.