Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Drink-driving mum admits another charge

April 4, 2018 | By More
Drink-driving mum admits another charge

A 40-year-old woman has admitted another alcohol-driving charge, just one year after being sentenced for drink-driving with her two children in her car.

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Teller machine ‘skimmers’ plead guilty

March 19, 2018 | By More
Teller machine ‘skimmers’ plead guilty

Two Canadian men from Quebec pleaded guilty to charges of trying to “skim” Westpac ATM’s to obtain bankcard and PIN information.

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Liquidated companies owed $1.3m tax

March 8, 2018 | By More
Liquidated companies owed $1.3m tax

A businessman who did not pay tax for his employees pleaded guilty to 44 charges totalling over a million dollars in the Christchurch District Court.

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Tour company manager ‘cheated the system’

February 27, 2018 | By More
Tour company manager ‘cheated the system’

The former general manager of a tour company lost his job and was sentenced to community work for arranging for a non-licenced co-worker to drive a tour bus on the Te Anau highway.

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Animal ban imposed on farm manager

February 20, 2018 | By More
Animal ban imposed on farm manager

A former Canterbury farm manager has been banned from farming with animals for two years for ill-treatment of cows.  

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‘Vigilante justice’ charges admitted

February 16, 2018 | By More
‘Vigilante justice’ charges admitted

A man accused of carrying out vigilante justice over some schoolyard bullying has pleaded guilty to kidnap, assault, and sexual violation charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Community detention for drive-by robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Community detention for drive-by robbery

A teenager was sentenced to community detention for a drive-by robbery of four people in the early hours of the morning on January 23, 2017.

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Coast man admits sword robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Coast man admits sword robbery

A man who robbed a West Coast petrol station with a samurai sword pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery in the Christchurch District Court.

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Teen’s ‘Grinch’ burglary

January 29, 2018 | By More
Teen’s ‘Grinch’ burglary

A Christmas present was among the items 17-year-old Pierre Tawhi stole in a Christmas Day burglary.

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Con-man admits another $91,000 rip-off

January 24, 2018 | By More
Con-man admits another $91,000 rip-off

An inveterate Christchurch con-man has admitted 60 charges of ripping off an elderly man who had won a Lotto prize of more than $100,000.

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