Archive for July, 2016

Recruitment consultant ripped off foreign workers

July 29, 2016 | By More
Recruitment consultant ripped off foreign workers

A Christchurch recruitment consultant has admitted ripping off mostly foreign workers for more than $20,000 and gambling away the money.

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Road-rage driver must pay $500 to victim

July 28, 2016 | By More
Road-rage driver must pay $500 to victim

A pastor must pay $500 as emotional harm reparations to the victim of his road rage.

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Defence wants to reassess sex attack risk reports

July 28, 2016 | By More
Defence wants to reassess sex attack risk reports

Consideration of preventive detention for a repeat sex attacker who was once a New Zealand representative wrestler has been delayed while the defence checks on assessments of the continuing risk he may pose.

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Aranui dairy robbery denied

July 28, 2016 | By More
Aranui dairy robbery denied

A 21-year-old Aranui man has denied robbing a Breezes Road dairy of cigarettes and cash and has elected trial by jury.

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Judge rejects robber’s claim of non-violence

July 27, 2016 | By More
Judge rejects robber’s claim of non-violence

A judge has rejected a two-time armed robber and convicted rapist’s claim that he is “not a violent man”.

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Court responds to teen offender’s ‘great achievement’

July 27, 2016 | By More
Court responds to teen offender’s ‘great achievement’

A year after being involved in the aftermath of a violent liquor shop robbery, teenager Tamatea Lorenzo Briggs is seen as having the potential to be “a great leader”.

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Airport cleaner stole forfeited cigarettes

July 27, 2016 | By More
Airport cleaner stole forfeited cigarettes

An amnesty bin where people left excess cigarettes they could not bring into New Zealand was repeatedly raided by a French citizen employed as a cleaner at Queenstown International Airport.

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Receiving charge from Head Hunters raid

July 27, 2016 | By More
Receiving charge from Head Hunters raid

A man said to be a senior Head Hunters gang figure has been charged with receiving stolen travel vouchers after a police raid on the gang’s Christchurch headquarters last week.

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Prison may be considered for Redcliffs crash drink-driver

July 26, 2016 | By More
Prison may be considered for Redcliffs crash drink-driver

A judge has suggested prison could be considered for repeat drink-driver Sarah Jane Arrow who crashed into people walking on the roadside at Redcliffs.

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Repeat upskirt video offending admitted

July 25, 2016 | By More
Repeat upskirt video offending admitted

A man who has already done jail time for taking upskirt photographs in Northlands has now admitted committing the same offence four more times.

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