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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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Dragon flies at New Brighton Kite Day

January 30, 2016 | By More
Dragon flies at New Brighton Kite Day

Dragon kite gets airborne at the annual Kite Day at New Brighton beach today. No crime in sight anywhere.

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New Brighton kite day

January 30, 2016 | By More
New Brighton kite day

Kite Day at New Brighton beach. No crime in sight anywhere.

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Keeping safe during Cup and Show week

November 5, 2015 | By More
Keeping safe during Cup and Show week

Canterbury Police urge anyone driving to events during Cup and Show Week to remove valuables from their vehicles before they set off.

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Canterbury Police warn public to be wary of scams

September 23, 2015 | By More
Canterbury Police warn public to be wary of scams

Canterbury Police are urging the public to be vigilant for on-line and email scams in the wake of several recent complaints relating to fraudulent behaviour.

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Teen charged with murder over Upper Riccarton death

August 2, 2015 | By More
Teen charged with murder over Upper Riccarton death

Police have arrested a 16-year-old youth and charged him with the murder of an elderly man at an Upper Riccarton address.

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