While on the run from an assault in which his ex-partner feared he would kill her, a Black Power gang member was found by police at a Christchurch motel room with a loaded semi-automatic rifle.
A High Court judge has appealed for calm at a weeping, highly emotional court appearance for Darrin Ray Stewart who is charged with the manslaughter of an 18-year-old in a central Christchurch crash.
A motorcyclist who admits posting a YouTube video of his 220km-an-hour ride on Banks Peninsula will try to avoid a term of disqualification from driving.
A tearful teenager has been charged with manslaughter over the death of 18-year-old Alexia Chrissy-Marie Noble-Hazelwood in central Christchurch on Friday night.
A motorcyclist who allegedly posted a video of himself driving at 200kmh and overtaking on a narrow hill road on the Port Hills was remanded to appear in the Christchurch District Court on December 1.
A drink-driver who hit a man walking on the footpath in Cambridge Terrace, then left the scene, was sentenced to seven months’ home detention and ordered to pay $7500 to the victim, in the Christchurch District Court.
John Oliver Jamieson has apologised for the desperate drive that put people at risk and ended with him crashed into a dog park fence at Rolleston.
A woman’s car was burnt out in Christchurch’s red zone because her boyfriend was angry with her.
A 31-year-old second-strike offender must serve all of the three-year two-month jail term imposed for a daytime carjacking in Christchurch.
A Nelson 32-year-old was remanded in custody for sentencing after he admitted two police pursuits through Canterbury in May.