A judge has taken a grip on the life of an offender deported from Australia with a manslaughter conviction, and will keep a close watch on him for a year.
A woman caught on a household security camera “scoping” a property ahead of two burglaries has admitted nine offences at the Christchurch District Court.
A judge has questioned the justice of Australia’s policy of deporting offenders when a 22-year-old rapidly got himself into more trouble after being returned to New Zealand.
A Woolston man will have facial scarring for life after he was bitten by a prowler he found outside his home.
When 21-year-old Raniera Smyth finishes his prison term, he may go to Nelson to try to find work in the fishing industry because he’s not welcome to head home to the Gisborne area.
A 23-year-old Geraldine man has been remanded in custody on six charges after a 30km car chase across North Canterbury.