Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Child porn sharer’s information led to more arrests

March 6, 2014 | By More
Child porn sharer’s information led to more arrests

Information from a Christchurch man who saved 20,000 child pornography images has led to further arrests.

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Criticism of Rangiora District Court closure

March 6, 2014 | By More
Criticism of Rangiora District Court closure

Politicians and bureaucrats who decided to close the Rangiora District Court had “got it wrong”, long-serving local lawyer Keith Hales told the court’s final sitting yesterday.

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Gatecrasher smashed police station, attacked officer

March 6, 2014 | By More
Gatecrasher smashed police station, attacked officer

A party gatecrasher smashed up the Rangiora Police Station after his arrest, spat inside the station, threatened one constable and bashed another.

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After-pub antics plunge Cheviot into darkness

March 5, 2014 | By More
After-pub antics plunge Cheviot into darkness

A North Canterbury man must pay $1485 for plunging Cheviot into darkness for three-and-a-half hours by swinging on a powerpole stay-wire after a late night visit to the local pub.

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Injuries delay court appearance

March 5, 2014 | By More
Injuries delay court appearance

A court appearance for an alleged fugitive has been delayed for a week because he remains incapacitated in hospital.

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All evidence completed in Mellory Manning murder trial

March 4, 2014 | By More
All evidence completed in Mellory Manning murder trial

Murder accused Mauha Huatahi Fawcett has chosen not to give evidence at his High Court trial and the court has now heard all the evidence that will be presented in the case.

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Pair charged with sex offending against young girl

March 4, 2014 | By More
Pair charged with sex offending against young girl

A man and a woman have been jointly charged with sex offences involving a young girl.

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Trial hears of Mob hui

March 3, 2014 | By More
Trial hears of Mob hui

Mongrel Mob members were called to a “hui” on the night of the killing of Christchurch sex worker Mellory Manning, the murder trial of Mauha Huatahi Fawcett has been told.

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Custody remand for alleged on-line predator

March 3, 2014 | By More
Custody remand for alleged on-line predator

A man accused of being an on-line predator was mistakenly released on bail last week, but rearrested on Saturday afternoon.

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Community-based sentence for assault on newborn boy

February 28, 2014 | By More
Community-based sentence for assault on newborn boy

A 26-year-old man has moved to Christchurch from Rotorua to keep his distance from the woman and new-born baby he admits assaulting, and a judge has issued a protection order to keep it that way.

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