Court

Sevens fraudster still to pay

Richard Edgar Anderson

A former detective convicted of defrauding the New Zealand Pub Charity Sevens rugby tournament still has an outstanding balance to pay.

Trouble and strife ...

Drink driving breath testing

A couple honeymooning in Queenstown got into strife after an alcohol-fuelled night out.

Trial for accused smuggler

A Dunedin man faces a life sentence for importing drugs into NZ.

Facebook row ends in sentence

Man sentenced to community work after Facebook exchange spirals out of control.

Driving was malicious - judge

Court

A motorist deliberately drove towards an oncoming vehicle belonging to his former employer, a Gore District Court judge said.

Cop found guilty

Jenny McNee

A police officer has been found guilty of racially abusing a taxi driver in Queenstown.

Fraud trial adjourned

Court

A trial against a man accused of fraud and theft has been adjourned to Wednesday.

Man admits 14 dishonesty charges

Court

A Southland man accused of fraud and theft has admitted some charges while others have been discharged.

Accused got into debt in business

A man accused of fraud got himself into debt with a business he owned, a court has been told.

Taunts earn broken jaw

Violence

Court fines Queenstown housekeeper for breaking a man's jaw after homophobic abuse in a bar.

Ex-staffer to do community work

Court

A former Night 'n Day staffer has been sentenced to 200 hours' community work for stealing from her employer more than 100 times.

Alleged drug smuggler remanded

Court

Man accused of importing LSD and MDMA into NZ has name suppressed at court appearance.

Man entitled to cash, court told

Southland Times photo

A man on trial for fraud and theft drew money from his business 'because he was entitled to'.

Chef to be discharged

Court

A Brazilian chef has been granted a conditional discharge without conviction on three drug charges in the Queenstown District Court.

Court told Yeo promised to sort debts

Gavel

Man accused of fraud and theft of more than $600,000 promised to sort out company debts.

Home detention for Marshall's attacker

Justin Marshall

A 25-year-old has acknowledged that his Queenstown assault on former All Black Justin Marshall was "disgraceful, idiotic" behaviour.

Business idea was Yeo's, says partner

A man who went into business with Paul Graham Yeo had known him for 20 years.

'Trusted employee' denies fraud

Wallet, cash

A man facing 119 theft and fraud charges relating to more than $600,000 was a trusted employee.

Man accused of assaulting fiancee

Court

A man charged with stomping on his fiancee's face has appeared in court.

Driver crashed three times

Court

A drink-driver crashed her car three times before she was caught by police.

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