His Honour K J Glubb, pictured above right with Her Honour Chief District Court Judge J-M Doogue, was sworn in as an acting District Court Judge for a term of two years on Thursday 20 March 2014 at the Auckland District Court. A Powhiri commenced the proceedings with the Avondale Maori Cultural group singing several…

GRAHAME COX/Fairfax NZ IN COURT: Glenn Green. Relevant offers New Zealand’s most notorious stalker has appealed his latest prison sentence saying he got confused about who he was stalking and lavished undue attention on the wrong girl. Glenn Green is serving a 30-month sentence for two counts of criminal harassment, offending he began three weeks…

A sexual abuse trial was aborted after a juror revealed he became aroused while listening to evidence from the alleged victims. The elderly jury member was one of 12 people hearing a case in an Auckland Court this week about the sexual abuse of two teenage girls. The Herald has been told the jury was…

  A CHILD sex offender, whose crimes went undetected for more than 25 years, has been jailed indefinitely. Bucklands Beach resident Brett David Grinder, 41, was sentenced in Auckland High Court on Friday to preventive detention on 24 sexual charges involving 13 complainants. He had earlier pleaded guilty to the charges in Manukau District Court….

Wednesday, 30 September, 2009 – 12:16 Auckland, Sept 30 NZPA – A man who kidnapped a five-year-old girl and held her for five days on Auckland’s North Shore last year has had his minimum jail term reduced. Deqiong Deng, 26, was jailed for nine years with a minimum non-parole period of 5-1/2 years after admitting…

Mr P was charged with aggravated robbery. In a statement to the police he made a full confession to the offence. A challenge was made to the admissibility of the statement. This was on the basis that in taking the statement his rights under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act had been breached and…

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