A woman thought she was going to be killed along with two children in the car, when her ex-partner threatened to drive into a power pole unless she ended her cellphone call to the police.
After barricading himself in a bedroom, a man threatened to set a woman alight with petrol he had brought and slit her throat.
The murder trial of 19-year-old Katrina Roma Epiha will not go ahead on Monday in the High Court at Christchurch as planned.
After holding a pitchfork under a woman’s jaw, Trevor Bradley Mackie held her by the throat and said: “I could kill you if I want.”
A young woman who chased three people down the street while brandishing a knife says she does not like the person she has become.
A Canterbury man held a pitchfork under a woman’s jaw during a violent incident in which he threatened to kill her.
Police found a list of customers when they made a synthetic cannabis raid on a Yaldhurst Road house.
A 23-year-old man who threatened to set fire to a woman’s house, and used Facebook to send her brother a nude photo of her, was sentenced to supervision and community work.
A man made a throat-cutting gesture at his alleged rape victim over a video-link to a Christchurch District courtroom.
A man who threatened his partner with a machete while she was holding a young daughter, then self-harmed himself with a knife, was sentenced to prison in the Christchurch District Court today.