A judge ruled out home detention for a 31-year-old driver with a previous manslaughter conviction, who has now got into a dangerous high speed chase and crashed into a dog park fence.
A Christchurch judge wants the police to rethink their policy so that insurance companies can have a break from the cost of criminal offending.
A judge was told that when he is not running on methamphetamine, Charlie Ross Chestnut is “a perfect citizen”.
Eleven-time drink-driver Raymond George Gilchrist who crashed into a truck last week when he had 1623mcg of alcohol to a litre of breath has been jailed for a year.
Two families have spoken of their devastation after men were killed in a high speed motorway crash when their vehicle was shunted from behind by an out-of-control car with a driver having a seizure at the wheel.
A Chinese tourist driver has offered to pay the equivalent of $120,000 compensation to the family of the passenger he killed when he lost control on a back country road.
A Chinese tourist has taken the parents of his woman passenger to the spot on the shores of Lake Pukaki where their daughter died when he crashed a car nine days ago.
A Chinese tourist driver has been charged over the death of a woman passenger after allegedly crashing off a cliff near Twizel last Saturday.
A Chinese tourist will have to pay $7000 for causing a head-on crash near Glenorchy.
A Chinese man must pay $2000 to the injured victim of his driving before he flies out of Christchurch Airport, bound for Auckland and Shanghai, on Saturday.