A boy aged 14 has been charged with the arson of the derelict historic building Antonio Hall in Riccarton Road.
A 16-year-old awaiting sentencing for possession of the objectionable mosque terror attack video has been released on bail again after admitting possession of cannabis.
A 16-year-old who spent months in custody charged with possession of the mosque shooting video, has ended up back in the Youth Justice facility at Rolleston because of a bail breach.
Police have dropped their allegation that a 16-year-old youth distributed the mosque shooting video, and the teen has admitted possession of the video of the March 15 killings at Christchurch’s Al Noor Mosque.
A girl who was aged 15 at the time of the killing of Pierclaudio Raviola has been charged with his murder.
A 14-year-old who terrorised staff in two armed robberies of the same Christchurch petrol station is now being seen as a youth justice success story.
A 14-year-old charged with robbery has been released on supported bail after four days in the Christchurch police cells but two other youths charged with an overnight ram-raid are spending another night in the cells.
A Youth Court judge has gone to the Christchurch Central Police Station to see the “barren and desolate” cell where a 14-year-old charged with robbery has been held for days.
A judge has ordered the immediate release of an 18-year-old held in solitary detention in the Christchurch Police Station cells for seven days. [Updated report.]
Mothballing of a wing at Christchurch’s youth justice facility has led a judge to accuse the Government of breaching the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.