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.
A man being held in the Hillmorton Forensic Unit after sentencing on charges relating to a violent rampage in Christchurch in 2012, has admitted pouring a hot cup of coffee onto a nurse’s head.
A man who caused a depressed skull fracture in a dispute over loud music has been remanded for sentence after admitting a charge of injuring with reckless disregard for safety.
The murder trial of 19-year-old Katrina Roma Epiha will not go ahead on Monday in the High Court at Christchurch as planned.
A man’s “Jekyll and Hyde” violence towards women has brought a four-year seven-month jail term after a three-hour assault left his latest victim with 73 bruises and a broken rib.