An Egyptian migrant who knew some of the victims of the Christchurch mosque massacre has been given a chance by a judge when he appeared for sentencing on earlier assault and weapons charges.
A 27-year-old says he robbed a Bryndwr service station because he owed a drug debt to a gang.
A Burnham man has been charged with assaulting a woman by using a pitchfork as a weapon.
A plucky 13-year-old Whanganui girl intervened when her family was under threat, but ended up having her hair pulled and her head banged against a kitchen counter by a 50-year-old attacker.
Another arrest warrant has been issued for hip-hop artist Malo Ioane Luafutu, known as Scribe, after he failed to get to another Christchurch court appearance on drug and weapon charges.
A 17-year-old has appeared in court facing eight charges after a bizarre incident at Westfield Mall in Riccarton on Sunday.
Two charges of using a gas torch to assault a woman have been laid against a 44-year-old man who was allegedly on the run from police for seven months.
No bail was sought for a 23-year-old Leeston man who was allegedly caught on camera using a large screwdriver to rob an Islington service station.
A driver involved in a police pursuit through Edgeware and Shirley last year is in custody awaiting sentence after admitting 14 charges.
Two men are not being made to pay for the $6000 damage they did in the Christchurch Men’s prison after they refused to go back to their cell during a lock-down period.