Archive for July, 2018

Multiple voting alleged

July 16, 2018 | By More
Multiple voting alleged

Name suppression has been granted to a man charged with voting multiple times in the 2017 General Election.

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Dog attacked girl at playground

July 14, 2018 | By More
Dog attacked girl at playground

A family is waiting to find out whether a six-year-old girl will be disfigured by a dog bite she received at a playground in Rangiora.

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Mum and son pub robbers jailed

July 13, 2018 | By More
Mum and son pub robbers jailed

A “Mommy and Clyde” robbery team have been handed lengthy jail terms for their raids on pubs in Christchurch and Dunedin.

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Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

July 13, 2018 | By More
Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

A Redwood man has been charged with nine burglaries and thefts of items including tradesmen’s tools totalling more than $30,000.

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Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

July 13, 2018 | By More
Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

After a fracas with inmates at Christchurch Men’s Prison, a prison officer found a series of puncture wounds in the stab resistant body armour he was wearing.

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Angry boyfriend set car ablaze

July 13, 2018 | By More
Angry boyfriend set car ablaze

A woman’s car was burnt out in Christchurch’s red zone because her boyfriend was angry with her.

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July 2019 trial for wine fraud allegations

July 13, 2018 | By More
July 2019 trial for wine fraud allegations

A date more than a year ahead has been set for the trial of a North Canterbury wine company and three personnel on charges alleging fraud concerning wine production.

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Judge suggests tattooed offender ‘return to iwi’

July 12, 2018 | By More
Judge suggests tattooed offender ‘return to iwi’

A judge has politely suggested that a man who played the role of “frightening gang muscle” in a stand-over incident, should return to his North Island iwi with his striking facial tattoos.

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Rest home worker granted suppression for ‘dumb’ selfie

July 12, 2018 | By More
Rest home worker granted suppression for ‘dumb’ selfie

A teenage rest home worker who posted a selfie on Instagram with an elderly woman patient on the toilet in the background has been granted suppression so that she can “move on”.

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Real estate agent admits fraud

July 11, 2018 | By More
Real estate agent admits fraud

Suppression has lifted on a real estate agent who has today admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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