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.
A survivor of a triple-fatal car crash eight years ago is still struggling with post traumatic stress disorder as he begins a jail term for choking a woman unconscious and breaking her bones.
A woman was left with 73 bruises after a three-hour assault by Justin Matthew McAllister that included strangling her unconscious with a rope.
A Burnham man has been charged with assaulting a woman by using a pitchfork as a weapon.
Jail terms totalling 31 years 9 months have been imposed on three Bandidos gang associates and the woman who instigated the planned stabbing of man she had been due to marry next day.