A Dunedin man who routinely showed "complete disregard" for the safety of other road users has been locked up for 14 months.
It was quite unusual for a person to be convicted of arson twice, Judge Michael Crosbie said in sentencing a 40-year-old man.
A Balclutha man who assaulted his partner after a Covid-19-lockdown drinking session will keep his identity secret.
A Dunedin couple who claimed to have split up to commit benefit fraud of nearly $100,000 had their third child together while supposedly estranged, a court has heard.
A sex offender who violated his cellmate while double-bunking has had three and a-half years added to his sentence.
A national sporting representative and university scholarship recipient has been convicted of domestic violence despite claims it would end his career prospects.
Trying to stop someone from drink driving earned a Dunedin Good Samaritan a broken pelvis for her efforts, after she was dragged along the road by a car.
An Oamaru man arrested during the Level 4 lockdown deliberately coughed on police and told them "I've got Covid-19", a court has heard.
The man who stabbed a beloved miniature horse to death in a frenzied attack will appeal his sentence.
A Dunedin student attempting to scratch his eyeballs out has prompted a warning from police around drug use.
Police have implemented policy changes following a dramatic police chase and manhunt in Gore last year.
A burglar who targeted Dunedin’s wealthiest suburbs and got away with $120,000 worth of items has been jailed for more than five years.
A man who breached the country’s Level 4 lockdown rules was not playing for "the team of five million", a judge says.
When Bryan Alexander Clarke’s foster parents noticed money missing from their accounts, he reassured them police would catch the person responsible. They did. And it was him.
"The High Court has characterised this as theft from the community," Judge Peter Rollo told a benefit fraudster.
A judge has suggested a Jacks Point man rely less on his car’s "adaptive cruise control" when driving in Queenstown.