A 51-year-old Nomads gang member has admitted a charge relating to an assault that led to the dying victim – stabbed or cut 14 times – being dropped off at Christchurch Hospital.
Allegations of long-term abuse by a 40-year-old are false – made up by a woman and three children to get the man out of their lives – the defence has alleged at a trial in the High Court at Christchurch.
The Crown is alleging 13 years of violence and sexual abuse by a man who has gone on trial, but the jury was told the victims did not complain during regular contacts with the authorities.
A woman faced weeks of recovery after being shot in the leg during a dispute between flatmates at a house in Bryndwr.
Two men have admitted a serious assault including stomping on the head, which left a man with a brain injury.
A 32-year-old has given his account of how a one-month-old baby came to receive broken bones and brain injury while in his care, in a judge-alone trial in the High Court at Christchurch.
Name suppression has lifted on the fifth person charged in connection with the alleged murder of Shayne Heappey in Christchurch in December, and a tentative trial date has been set for March 2020.
A man who broke a woman’s finger when he attacked her in the Cosmo Pharmacy in the central city has been jailed for 18-months.
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 50-year-old has been charged with wounding 25-year-old Shayne George Heappey, who died after being taken wounded to Christchurch Hospital at the weekend.