A 31-year-old whose manslaughter conviction for the death of Ashburton man Arran Gairns was overturned on appeal has now been released on supervision.
A 45-year-old man admits raids on Christchurch parking meters but disputes that he was responsible for breaking into 178 of them and causing losses totalling $145,064.
A 29-year-old was buying and selling stolen goods from home because he was unable to work while on electronically monitored bail.
A 21-year-old’s “appalling” background has led a judge to reduce his jail term for involvement in a burglary ring that caused losses approaching $250,000.
Family say they will never forget Bradley Alan Lomax – executed on a shingle track along the Waimakariri River – and they will never forgive his killers.
Name suppression has lifted on a Christchurch woman who pleaded guilty last month to stealing 37 war veteran plaques from Springston Cemetery.
A couple have admitted receiving the contents of a Chinese tourist group’s trailer – towed away in a brazen daylight theft while the visitors dined at a Christchurch restaurant.
A 21-year-old Upper Riccarton man has been remanded in custody on eight charges laid after a police pursuit in New Brighton at the weekend.
The woman who admitted stealing 37 war veteran plaques from Springston Cemetery was granted interim name suppression at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court.
Christchurch’s mosque shootings have caused rapper and hip-hop artist Scribe – who is a Muslim – to leave the city and breach the supervision sentence he was already serving.