Rapper and hip-hop artist Scribe – real name Malo Ioane Luafutu – has denied six charges and is taking the case to a judge-alone trial.
After holding a pitchfork under a woman’s jaw, Trevor Bradley Mackie held her by the throat and said: “I could kill you if I want.”
An incident of alcohol-fuelled violence at a pub on Christchurch’s outskirts has cost a young Christchurch man the chance to play semi-professional rugby overseas.
Three men have admitted taking part in an armed gang attack at the Riccarton bus lounge on March 17.
A man who threatened his partner with a machete while she was holding a young daughter, then self-harmed himself with a knife, was sentenced to prison in the Christchurch District Court today.
After threatening his partner with a machete, a 28-year-old man clubbed himself with the handle of the weapon and then stabbed himself in the chest with a small kitchen knife.
A 51-year-old Bishopdale man has denied the murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, whose bashed and burnt body was found dumped near Lake Ellesmere on Anzac Day.
A heavily facially tattooed man with gang links has spent so many years in prison he does not know how to live on the outside, the Christchurch District Court was told as he was jailed again.
Three people charged in relation to the murder of Marcus Luke Tucker have been remanded in custody for a month without pleas at a call-over in the High Court at Christchurch.