Archive for May, 2018

$100,000 tax shortfall admitted

May 31, 2018 | By More
$100,000 tax shortfall admitted

After receiving a warning from the Inland Revenue Department, a Christchurch company director continued not paying PAYE for his concreting business for another 21 months.

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Arrest warrant pending in unlicensed building case

May 31, 2018 | By More
Arrest warrant pending in unlicensed building case

An arrest warrant will be issued in a week for an Otago man who faces a series of charges of doing unlicensed building or inspection work in Christchurch.

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Remands on $40 robbery charges

May 30, 2018 | By More
Remands on $40 robbery charges

Three men charged with a $40 Friday night robbery at Rangiora have appeared at the Christchurch District Court.

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Child sex abuse claims rejected by jury

May 30, 2018 | By More
Child sex abuse claims rejected by jury

A jury has thrown out all 18 child sex abuse charges against a West Coast man who had been blackmailed by two of his three accusers.

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Crash survivor jailed for violence

May 29, 2018 | By More
Crash survivor jailed for violence

A survivor of a triple-fatal car crash eight years ago is still struggling with post traumatic stress disorder as he begins a jail term for choking a woman unconscious and breaking her bones.

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Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

May 25, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

After a short retirement, a jury convicted Rory Manuel of the armed robbery of a tinny house in which a man was shot in the neck.

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Victim ‘still raw’ six months after burglary

May 25, 2018 | By More
Victim ‘still raw’ six months after burglary

“After six months, it still feels raw,” said burglary victim Ian Jones after seeing the man who raided his Redwood property jailed for five years.

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Conspiracy, revenge and lies claim at abuse trial

May 24, 2018 | By More
Conspiracy, revenge and lies claim at abuse trial

A jury will have to decide whether conspiracy, revenge, and lies has led to a 45-year-old man being put on trial for child sex abuse offending.

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Jail for property commission frauds

May 23, 2018 | By More
Jail for property commission frauds

Property consultant Stephen Rolf Gubb has been jailed for two years nine months for commission frauds on deals relating to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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Identification key issue at drugs shooting trial

May 23, 2018 | By More
Identification key issue at drugs shooting trial

Identification of an armed intruder who shot a man in the neck and shoulder is the key issue at a drugs robbery trial in the Christchurch District Court.

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