A woman has acknowledged in a letter to a rape accused that her statement was “unreliable” and the man’s High Court trial has come to a rapid end.
During a violent incident at the Waimakariri River, a woman will allege that Daniel Waaka Minogue threatened to bash her head with a rock if she tried to speak to two men who were driving past in a farm vehicle.
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…
Determined thief Donna Reta Mareraki admits it was “the dumbest decision of my life” to cut off her electronic bail bracelet and go on the run, but she claims it was a mission of mercy.
An Egyptian migrant who knew some of the victims of the Christchurch mosque massacre has been given a chance by a judge when he appeared for sentencing on earlier assault and weapons charges.
Police want $58,000 reparations from two women involved in stripping household gear from Christchurch rental properties that had been booked online.
A man shot by police in a rampage across Christchurch seven years ago will stay in custody as a special patient after another violent outburst that injured a nurse.
Even the possibility of a home detention sentence stretching ahead proved too much for determined thief Donna Reta Mareraki.
A woman thought she was going to be killed along with two children in the car, when her ex-partner threatened to drive into a power pole unless she ended her cellphone call to the police.
A man who broke a woman’s finger when he attacked her in the Cosmo Pharmacy in the central city has been jailed for 18-months.