Two men will go on trial for murder on February 25, 17 months after the death of Bradley Alan Lomax at Kaiapoi.
No bail application was made for a 29-year old man charged with wounding a police dog in an overnight incident at Kaiapoi.
A second woman who has admitted her role in an organised criminal group accused of burgling 110 homes has been told to be prepared for a prison term.
Name suppressed has lapsed on one of the men accused of the murder of Bradley Alan Lomax and both of them denied the charge at an appearance in the High Court at Christchurch.
Feelings were running high for court appearances by two men charged with the murder of 24-year-old Bradley Lomax, whose body was found on the Waimakariri riverbed a week ago.
The Child Cancer Foundation has gained a $500 windfall from the prosecution of Kaiapoi man Simon Roy Reeve who breached Civil Aviation rules by flying his drone at Pines Beach when a helicopter was fighting a fire.