Electronically monitored bail has been granted to a 17-year-old youth charged with the murder of 41-year-old West Coast man Cyrus Alexis Alupis six weeks ago.
A Runanga man has admitted two charges related to the murder of Greymouth mother Hayley Williams who was shot in the throat by 45-year-old George Sean Warren last October.
Name suppression has lifted on a 17-year-old charged with the murder of Cyrus Alexis Alupis, who was stabbed to death in Greymouth last month.
A West Coast man has admitted the shooting murder of a woman in Greymouth on October 22, at an unexpected appearance in the High Court at Christchurch.
A judge wished a sword-armed robber luck as he began a two-year ten-month jail term for a raid on a West Coast petrol station.
The Crown plans to apply to bring all cases together for three men facing charges relating to the alleged murder of a Greymouth mother.
A man who robbed a West Coast petrol station with a samurai sword pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery in the Christchurch District Court.
George Sean Warren has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a West Coast woman on October 22, at a video-link appearance in the High Court at Christchurch.
A jury has been unable to reach agreement in the seven-day trial of a 31-year-old meth dealer charged with stupefying and raping a woman on the West Coast in 2014.
The Crown alleges the date rape drug GHB may have been used on a woman by her meth dealer before he raped her in her Greymouth home.