A former Otago prisoner has admitted slitting the throat of a fellow inmate, using a razor blade fused to a piece of plastic.
Everyone loves Chucky - but that's the problem.
A trainee barber who intentionally caused his pregnant partner to crash her car will shoulder a bill of more than $8500, a court has heard.
A recidivist criminal with 18 burglaries to his name is back behind bars.
A Clinton man has been found not guilty of punching his partner's teeth out.
A Waikouaiti man - and former boxer - attacked two strangers over the course of four days, a court has heard.
When Otago University Press publishers heard a book was being written about a couple of ground-breaking Kiwi TV chefs, they had to have it.
A man accused of punching three of his partner's teeth out says they actually came out because the woman bit him.
A machete-wielding man who almost severed his victim's hand claims he did not mean to hurt anybody.
A man who left his friend for dead after a Dunedin car crash has been released on parole with a year remaining on his sentence.
REVIEW: The two literary stars of this year's Dunedin Writers & Readers festival justified their top billing at Saturday night's main event.
Books editor Rob Kidd has read the 10 finalists in the fiction category of this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. He casts his eye over one of the strongest fields in years.
A man who allegedly left a fake bomb at Dunedin Airport just days after the Christchurch terror attack will keep his identity under wraps for at least a month.
A teenage girl has denied the attempted murder of a Dunedin police officer.
A man who threatened to stab a dog then turned up to court drunk has dodged a jail sentence.
A man who drunkenly threatened to stab a dog admitted having "a couple of beers" before coming to court yesterday.
A Dunedin lawyer banned from practising for a year has backtracked on a scathing assessment of the New Zealand Law Society.
A burglary victim who says the intruder urinated on her carpet will have to shoulder the cost of the clean-up after a police botch.
The victim of a repeat up-skirt filmer says she is ''absolutely disgusted'' by the man's actions.
A Dunedin man who was arrested for secretly filming up women’s skirts got bail – then continued his covert camera work.