A 14-year-old boy has admitted the arson of the derelict historic building Antonio Hall in Riccarton Road.
A man admitted setting three separate fires in his room in a back-packers hostel after he had tampered with the fire escape door.
A 14-year-old boy charged with the arson of the derelict historic building Antonio Hall in Riccarton Road has absconded on bail and is on the run.
A boy aged 14 has been charged with the arson of the derelict historic building Antonio Hall in Riccarton Road.
Jacob Lowenstein’s arson of two churches was “a determined attempt to make a statement against religion”, said the judge who jailed the 28-year-old for six…
A firelighter’s comment that she enjoyed her offending was described as “alarming” by her lawyer before the woman was jailed at a Christchurch District Court sentencing.
A misdiagnosis and a change of medication led a woman to set fire to a rented flat while she was inside, after a mental health episode.
A woman who stabbed her partner in the chest told police she was frustrated that her attempt to kill him had failed.
A woman’s car was burnt out in Christchurch’s red zone because her boyfriend was angry with her.
Householders who were victims of a serial wheelie-bin arsonist will all get $400 payments for emotional harm reparations.