Heath Eric Morris has finally apologised to the family of the 20-year-old he bashed to death in his sleep, just before he began his life term at his sentencing in the High Court at Christchurch.
Three police-issue tasers went missing during transport and ended up under the bed of a small scale Christchurch drugs dealer.
A huge brawl erupted in Christchurch’s main court as men rushed the dock where a 35-year-old had admitted charges relating to the fatal shooting of a King Cobra gang member at Charing Cross. [Updated report.]
A judge says the son of the late philanthropist and Mainfreight founder Neil Graham must have been “wilfully blind” not to realise how much cannabis was being grown on his property at Ellesmere.
A horse trainer’s career is likely in tatters – she may be banned from all racecourses – after her conviction for what she thought was going to be a cannabis burglary.
The Crown wants gang members convicted of organised criminal group charges to forfeit $22,352 cash and their Rebels MC patched vests.
An Avonhead man has been remanded on cannabis charges after police raided a Staveley Street property this week and allegedly found a $200,000 growing operation.
Police estimate a car crashed near Burnham at about 200km an hour, killing passenger Jamey Leigh Fellows when she was thrown out as it did a barrel-roll.
Two men – one of them a sex worker – have been remanded on serious assault and armed robbery charges at the Christchurch District Court.
Three months after his release on parole from a life sentence for murder, Dean Raymond Purdy chopped off his electronic ankle bracelet in Dunedin and went on the run.