A man who abandoned an 11-month-old child next to a 100kmh highway in Southland has been sent to jail.
Charges against former Pike River Coal chief executive Peter Whittall have been dropped.
A man caused a loss to The Warehouse by writing a fictitious receipt to obtain money for the damage a broken product caused, the Invercargill District Court has been told.
Woman bursts into tears after jury finds her not guilty of kidnapping a man near Queenstown.
A woman accused of kidnapping a man near Queenstown has been found not guilty by an Invercargill jury this afternoon.
Two men have appeared in Dunedin District Court following an alleged assault on a 65-year-old woman in her Kaka Point home.
Rachel Maree Faul was instrumental in luring a man to an isolated spot where he was beaten, court told.
The crown has this morning closed its case in the Invercargill jury trial of Rachel Maree Faul.
The victim of a violent group assault has been labelled a con artist and rip off merchant.
After losing control of a vehicle, a 43-year-old chef struck two men with his car, breaking their legs.
Two women entered a home and one attacked the occupant while the other encouraged her, the Gore District Court was told yesterday.
A woman who stole more than $20,000 believes her offending was a deliberate attempt to sabotage her own life, her lawyer said today.
NZSki today entered a guilty plea to a health and safety charge after two walkers were badly injured in a fall from a chairlift.
A former waitress admitted stealing more than $3000 from her employer, who installed CCTV cameras when the till was left short, the Queenstown District Court was told.
Southland rugby player Scott Cowan has admitted assaulting a bouncer in Queenstown.
A man who illegally traded 15 cars without being registered has been fined $4500.
Police crack major drug operation, arresting 20 people and seizing $160k of drugs.
An Irish national who hit a man with a pool cue in a Queenstown bar and squeezed a police officer's genitals has been sent to jail.
An Invercargill SPCA volunteer stole more than $2000 from the charitable organisation to pay for her groceries, alcohol and gambling.
A tourist who crashed after driving through a give-way sign lost his wife and son in a crash 20 years ago.