An Invercargill accounting firm has been slapped with a $40,000 bill after it illegally sacked a woman on the eve of the first nationwide lockdown.
A man who surreptitiously filmed a woman in a public toilet will likely be deported after being convicted, a court has heard.
A North Otago woman who poisoned her child while he was in hospital may yet be locked up, after the Crown appealed her sentence.
A drink-driver in an unsafe vehicle kicked and spat at officers then damaged a police car after being arrested, a court has heard.
A social cricketer who attacked two opponents says he cannot do his community work because of his anxiety.
Undersized stop signs at the site of a double-fatal crash will not be replaced yet, the Dunedin City Council says.
A seasoned conman whose $65,000 trail of lies stretches back to 2018 has been locked up for three years, seven months.
A seasoned conman whose $65,000 trail of lies stretches back to 2018 has been locked up for three years seven months.
A Dunedin man who caused the death of a child in a bulldozer accident 14 years ago has been convicted again for errant driving.
An Otago rugby player has been cleared after being found asleep at the wheel of his ute, crashed into a parking meter.
It was no joke.
A man who raped a teenage girl in her own bed is back behind bars after loitering around playgrounds.
Late-night diners at a Dunedin fast-food restaurant were served with an unwelcome side recently, a court has heard.
A Dunedin cricketer who assaulted two opponents has been banned from taking the field for three and a-half years.
A gang member who tried to take the blame for his mate’s crimes has had 17 months added to his prison term for his troubles — and the other man was still convicted.
A Dunedin murderer claims he is suffering such pain in prison he is unable to wipe his bottom.
A Dunedin woman beat up the mother of a witness who was due to give evidence at her trial, pulling out clumps of her hair, a court has heard.
A man who groped a woman at a party has failed to evade conviction and now faces possible deportation to the Philippines.
A damning audit of Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) has exposed numerous shortcomings in the prison’s Covid-19 preparations.
When a Dunedin man was locked up for almost 15 years for repeatedly raping his stepdaughter, the victim and her family had no idea their trauma had only just begun.