The number of prisoners flown south by Corrections on chartered flights increased more than fivefold over the previous two years.
A Dunedin lawyer banned from practising for a year has backtracked on a scathing assessment of the New Zealand Law Society.
A tourist who caused a head-on crash which left another traveller dead wept as the court heard details of the case.
The man who filmed himself chipping a piece from Dunedin's waterfront tooth sculpture has walked away without a conviction.
A sex offender with a history of violence took out a contract beating on his former partner from behind bars, a court has heard.
A public relations expert asked an indecent assault complainant if their allegation against a prominent New Zealander would disappear if he was wired $700,000, a court has heard.
A cruise ship company whose procedural botches led to the death of a crew member have been ordered to pay his family more than $250,000.
The extreme lengths to which a Dunedin man went to have his victim change her story have stunned a judge.
Dunedin criminals might be breathing a temporary sigh of relief — Judge Kevin Phillips is doing his final stretch.
A man who lost control of his car on a central Dunedin street and wiped out two cars and a trailer came out with "one of the daftest explanations" a judge had ever heard.
A violent incident during a night of partying at Twizel in November resulted in two Kurow and former North Otago rugby representatives being jailed yesterday.
At Wiremu Tuhura Miller’s Balclutha home, police found snap-lock bags, scales, six cellphones, glass pipes, $870 cash and parts of a sawn-off shotgun.
A Dunedin man who came home from a bar in a rage and throttled his partner while her horrified daughter watched says he won't give up the pub.
After four years of sobriety, a Kaitangata women fell off the wagon spectacularly, a court has heard.
A Court of Appeal ruling on a Dunedin case, which has "changed the state of the law", has resulted in a man's jail term being reduced by five months.
A Dunedin mother of three who assisted in the armed robbery of a hotel will care for two children behind bars, a court has heard.
A woman who went on a cider-fuelled spit-fest at a Dunedin police station has been ordered to undertake counselling.