Open Justice multimedia journalist, Christchurch
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'Something to live for': Judge allows Mobster to hold baby son before prison
Three generations of Mongrel Mob family in one court.
Car driven through red light at 124km/h before fatal crash
Sunny Mikaiera Nepia has admitted his high-speed dangerous driving killed a woman.
'Akin to torture': Couple found guilty of elder abuse of man with dementia
The man was kept locked up at home most of each day.
One-woman prison riot: Convicted killer's damage spree costs $18,000
Three years after receiving her life sentence, Katrina Epiha has caused $18,370 damage.
Court struggles with a (sometimes naked) mental health patient
Woman will stay in custody for one more week while the court works out what to do.
Tribesmen gang was shifting millions of dollars of meth during lockdown
Tamal Edward McMeekan admitted his role in the gang's drug dealing, ahead of his trial.
Lost skipper's crew rolled cannabis joint before trawler grounding
Court told of Debbie Jane's disastrous voyage from Akaroa.
'I knew we had to stop him,' police AOS member tells inquest
Officer tells of opening fire at armed incident, after a car ran him down.
12yo girl left 'withdrawn, angry and self-conscious' after sleeping sex assault
Mother says her daughter was left withdrawn, angry and extremely self-conscious.
Trial delayed for man accused of murdering Michael McGrath
Illness causes delay of six-week trial. No new trial date set yet.
Manslaughter charge admitted over King Cobras killing
King Cobras member was fatally shot over a drug debt dispute in 2018.
Alleged Tribesmen gang 'banker' told to explain $351,000 cash deposits
Mother admits "hiding" cash in the bush, for her son, at High Court forfeiture hearing.
Drink-spiking, sex assault case: 38 complainants, four defendants - and one bar
Thirty-eight complainants in trial alleging drink-spiking and sexual assaults.
Dad pleads guilty to manslaughter of 6-year-old son
The 32-year-old man drove off the road at high speed.
Lifetime animal ban imposed for former GP after 100 stock left to starve or die on her farm
Declining mental health meant managing a farm was "overwhelming and debilitating".