A 38-year-old former farm manager has been sent to jail for stealing more than $300,000 worth of stock and farm equipment and products.
Tukiterangi Jahna Raimona, a 2013 Southland Stags squad member, has admitted a charge of dishonestly obtaining a prescription form.
A 22-year-old builder who has admitted more than 20 drugs charges told police he was in a bad place and had a serious drug problem, the Invercargill District Court has been told.
Three Christchurch people charged in relation to a nationwide drug ring investigation have pleaded not guilty.
A teenager who punched a police officer about five times in the head has been released early.
A Southland man accused of sexual offending against a girl has been found not guilty in the High Court in Invercargill.
The former bouncer at the centre of the "Tindallgate" incident during the 2011 Rugby World Cup is appealing his conviction and sentence.
A 21-year-old Alexandra man is facing charges of child pornography that have been described as on the ''very high end'' of offensiveness.
A Southland man who denies a sex charge in the High Court at Invercargill has spent time in prison for similar offending in the past, a jury has been told.
A 25-year-old Indian national crashed into a parked campervan resulting in serious injuries to his passenger, the Invercargill District Court has been told.
A plasterer "heavily involved" in drug dealing in Wanaka was remanded in custody for sentence in April.
A Queenstown woman who falsely accused a man of rape after he slept with her sister was yesterday sentenced to nine months' home detention for blackmail.
A man is on trial in Invercargill for an alleged sexual offence.
An 18-year-old man accused of wounding a man in Gore has been refused bail.
A 29-year-old Invercargill woman stole more than $2000 from her employer because she was in financial difficulty, the Invercargill District Court was told.
Southland man cleared on two of three charges he faced in the Invercargill District Court.
The complainant in an alleged kidnapping collapsed at the feet of a police officer after he arrived at the scene, an Invercargill jury has been told.
A man was acting out of character when he bit his pregnant girlfriend's breast and poured beer over her head, the Invercargill District Court has been told.
A partygoer who headbutted a man so hard he broke his nose told police he had no memory of the incident.
Double murder accused Mark Lundy in court for a review of his case in the lead-up to a retrial.
Thirteen people facing charges related to Operation Crimson appeared in the Invercargill District Court yesterday.
A tourist convicted of dangerous driving said he was told NZ and India had the same road rules.
A man accused of assaulting a 7-year-old girl after he was linked by DNA has been discharged.
A 32-year-old man accused of burglary and indecently assaulting a seven-year-old girl after he was linked by DNA has been discharged.
Authorities are facing an ongoing battle to get foreigners to drive to New Zealand conditions, a judge says.
A man is on trial after DNA linked him to an alleged burglary and indecent assault eight years after the incident.
A 42-year-old man who indecently assaulted a 9-year-old girl told police "something happened to him" when he saw her getting changed.
A "swinging" leaving do left businesses flooded or closed and owners facing a six-figure bill.
Teen convicted of James Hargest College arson jailed but the school principal says the sentence gives him no satisfaction.
A 54-year-old man has been sent to jail for possessing child pornography.
A teenager convicted of a school arson attack has been jailed.
A man who drove with a breath-alcohol level more than triple the legal limit was one of three to appear in the Gore District Court yesterday who had levels of more than 1000mcg.
A 35-year-old man spat on a woman and pointed a knife at her, the Invercargill District Court was told.
Three young men charged with robbery in Albert Town will go on trial.
A real estate agent, now working in Wanaka, has been found guilty of unsatisfactory conduct.
Two men busted as part of undercover Operation Viking into a drug operation in Wanaka have been sentenced to home detention.
A Southland farmer has been sentenced to community work for discharging dairy farm effluent to land.
A Southland rural transport company has been fined $18,000 for discharging truck wash wastewater on to land where it entered a waterway.
A Southland rural transport company has been fined $18,000.
Schapelle Corby has been released from Kerobokan jail, wearing a full tartan face cover.
© Fairfax NZ NewsAn Invercargill man has appealed his conviction for assaulting a female.
A woman who tried to claim refunds on items she had plucked off the store shelf minutes earlier has been sent to jail.
Family members burst into tears as a youth accused of stealing livestock worth hundreds of thousands of dollars was found not guilty in the Invercargill District Court.
A Cromwell man who faced court proceedings after a fatal two-car crash has died.
A 31-year-old man has been fined for unlawfully possessing rifles.
A Southland accountant who forged his bosses' signatures to get money did it because he had fallen into financial strife.
A judge has reserved his decision in the defended hearing for Easy Rider owner Gloria Davis.
Convicted rapist and murderer Teina Pora has been granted leave to appeal his convictions.
Man faces 17 charges of theft relating to deer, sheep and barley taken from farms.
A witness in the jury trial for a man accused of stealing thousands of dollars of livestock apologised after being sent to the cells because of his attitude.