The offending, over period of six years, was premeditated and protracted, Judge Michael Turner said sentencing a benefit fraudster in the Dunedin District Court yesterday.
A repeat indecency offender has been jailed for 10 months. Six months’ release conditions include him being subject to GPS monitoring.
A crime spree allegedly involving two Invercargill teens came to an abrupt end outside the Dunedin Central Police Station.
An Australian fire investigator "with vast experience'' is the only defence witness in the trial of an Alexandra man accused of deliberately setting fire to his former workplace.
A South Otago man, jailed for raping and assaulting his pregnant partner who was breast-feeding another child, was granted final name suppression.
A man arrested after a high-speed chase which began shortly after he committed a robbery has admitted the robbery, nine associated charges, and two charges of breaching prison release conditions.
A Dunedin man who reached speeds of 170kmh after leading police on a car chase following a robbery has pleaded guilty to a raft of charges.
The Parole Board has declined parole for a Dunedin woman who in 2015 was jailed for 53 months, for the attempted murder of a former Dunedin gang member she said had been threatening her for years.
A Dunedin man was waiting for a head-on collision to happen in front of his eyes as he followed a motorist repeatedly crossing the centre line on Sunday, he says.
The Parole Board says fraudster Sharleen Lynch is making progress, but is still not ready to be released.
Assaults by a Dunedin man who twice head-butted a woman before threatening to kill her have brought him a prison sentence totalling 27 months.
A Milton man has been jailed for almost eight years for his part in distributing more than $100,000 of methamphetamine in the lower South Island and told he was part of an industry which...
''This was crazy driving. I do not understand why you would drive in this way,'' Judge Dominic Flatley said sentencing a 20-year-old Dunedin man.
A Milton man has been jailed for seven years and 10 months for his part in distributing more than $100,000 of meth couriered to him from Hamilton for sale through associates around Otago and Southland.
"People should be able to drive around safely without this sort of thing happening," Judge Dominic Flatley told a drink-driver who crashed into a motorcyclist, injuring him.
Alexandra man Roy Nicholson has been refused final name suppression and sentenced to 10 years’ jail for sexual offending against a young girl who was called a liar when she accused him.
An 18-year-old man has avoided prison for sexual offending against an underage girl he met on social media.
A man who raped and sexually abused a young girl hundreds of times over four and a-half years has been jailed for 15 years and must serve at least eight before being deported.
Police are investigating after a man asked a child to enter his car last night in Mosgiel.
An offender who attempted to enter a flat in North Dunedin early this morning by forcing open a front window had second thoughts when the pane smashed.