Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

September 20, 2018 | By More
Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

Home detention has been granted to a real estate agent who admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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Police accept fatal crash driver was not texting

September 20, 2018 | By More
Police accept fatal crash driver was not texting

Police have accepted that no cell phone was involved in a fatal head-on crash that killed a motorcyclist, but questions remain about whether the car driver black-out or dozed off.

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Courts closed by staff strike

September 19, 2018 | By More
Courts closed by staff strike

Christchurch’s Justice Precinct was closed for the morning on Wednesday with court staff walking off the job for a two-hour strike in support of a wage claim.

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Burglar who trashed houses jailed

September 18, 2018 | By More
Burglar who trashed houses jailed

A thief and burglar with a $600-a-day meth habit caused “maximum mess and destruction” as he raided homes, said the judge who jailed him for four years six months.

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Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

September 17, 2018 | By More
Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

A 39-year-old woman has admitted the robbery of an elderly Papanui couple, in which police allege garden secateurs were used as a weapon.

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Suppression for Ilam Road murder accused

September 17, 2018 | By More
Suppression for Ilam Road murder accused

Name suppression was granted when a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man’s murder charge was called at the Christchurch District Court, to give time to tell people of his arrest.

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Computer company was ‘vehicle for fraud’

September 17, 2018 | By More
Computer company was ‘vehicle for fraud’

A property deal in Java is all that stands between a Christchurch GST fraudster and a jail term.

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Businessman ready with $205,000 tax repayment

September 14, 2018 | By More
Businessman ready with $205,000 tax repayment

Financier and hospitality businessman Hayden George Jones is ready to pay back $205,000 to Inland Revenue before he faces sentencing in 10 days for failing to pay tax obligations.

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Counselling continues for teen who admitted ‘terror’ plans

September 14, 2018 | By More
Counselling continues for teen who admitted ‘terror’ plans

Instruction visits to mosques will continue for months for a Christchurch teen who admitted plotting an ISIS-style terrorist attack last year.

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‘Terrifying’ low-level buzz by microlight

September 14, 2018 | By More
‘Terrifying’ low-level buzz by microlight

A microlight pilot who “buzzed” a couple on a beach at Barrytown, on the West Coast, has been banned from flying for six months and fined $4500.

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