A trawler skipper has been fined $2000 for the grounding that left The Lady Sarah wrecked on Kaitorete Spit in December 2016.
September 25 has been set for the start of a two-week murder trial for Peter John Carroll, accused of bashing Marcus Luke Tucker to death.
Interim name suppression was continued in the Christchurch District Court for a person with drugs and firearms charges, and who is a family member of a high-profile businessman who died a few years ago.
The High Court trial of two men charged over the bashing and death of Marcus Tucker, whose beaten and burnt body was found near Lake Ellesmere, has been set for May 15.
Police have moved to join a serious assault charge with the murder prosecution over the death of Marcus Luke Tucker, whose body was found near Lake Ellesmere a month ago.
A second person has been charged with helping to conceal evidence after the alleged murder of Marcus Luke Tucker whose bashed and burnt body was…