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Courts begin sittings at The Precinct

November 20, 2017 | By More
Courts begin sittings at The Precinct

All Christchurch-based courts and tribunals are now operating from the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct, bringing all the Ministry of Justice’s services in the city together for the first time, says a media release from the Ministry.

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Woolston pharmacy robbed at knifepoint

September 29, 2017 | By More
Woolston pharmacy robbed at knifepoint

Christchurch police are investigating a knife-point robbery at a pharmacy on Ferry Road, Woolston.

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Police investigating two suspicious fires

September 26, 2017 | By More
Police investigating two suspicious fires

Police are investigating two suspicious fires in the Christchurch area overnight.

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Overdue

May 9, 2017 | By More
Overdue

Christchurch’s main list court dissolved into giggles when a woman lawyer told Judge John Macdonald that her client was “18 months pregnant”.

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Canterbury car thieves target Mazda Demios

April 18, 2017 | By More
Canterbury car thieves target Mazda Demios

Over the past four months Canterbury Police have seen a marked increase in the number of Mazda Demio vehicles stolen. 

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Police ‘sting’ catches out licensees

December 23, 2016 | By More
Police ‘sting’ catches out licensees

Canterbury police say they are “very disappointed” with the results of liquor licence testing with under-age customers being able to buy alcohol.

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Community Magistrates begin Christchurch sittings

October 31, 2016 | By More
Community Magistrates begin Christchurch sittings

Community Magistrates have begun sitting in Christchurch for the first time.

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Laneway Cafe marks Year One

August 21, 2016 | By More
Laneway Cafe marks Year One

Laneway Café has marked its first year in its permanent premises in Durham Street with a one-year birthday party for its regulars.

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Icecream burglar caught inside home

July 20, 2016 | By More
Icecream burglar caught inside home

A “Goldilocks” burglary involving icecream and vodka took a serious turn when a baby’s cystic fibrosis medication was poured down the sink.

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Man threatened with gun by intruders

May 28, 2016 | By More
Man threatened with gun by intruders

Canterbury Police are appealing for information after two men forced their way into a man’s home in Christchurch and threatened him with a gun. 

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