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Suppression continues for Woodend murder accused

July 20, 2018 | By More
Suppression continues for Woodend murder accused

Interim name suppression has continued for a teenager charged with the murder of Oliver Johnston whose body was found at a property in Woodend, North Canterbury, three weeks ago.

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Drugs drove crime ring burglars

July 19, 2018 | By More
Drugs drove crime ring burglars

Drugs drove the offending by three burglars who hit dozens of home and caused losses totalling $200,000.

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Multiple voting alleged

July 16, 2018 | By More
Multiple voting alleged

Name suppression has been granted to a man charged with voting multiple times in the 2017 General Election.

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Mum and son pub robbers jailed

July 13, 2018 | By More
Mum and son pub robbers jailed

A “Mommy and Clyde” robbery team have been handed lengthy jail terms for their raids on pubs in Christchurch and Dunedin.

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Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

July 13, 2018 | By More
Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

After a fracas with inmates at Christchurch Men’s Prison, a prison officer found a series of puncture wounds in the stab resistant body armour he was wearing.

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July 2019 trial for wine fraud allegations

July 13, 2018 | By More
July 2019 trial for wine fraud allegations

A date more than a year ahead has been set for the trial of a North Canterbury wine company and three personnel on charges alleging fraud concerning wine production.

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Rest home worker granted suppression for ‘dumb’ selfie

July 12, 2018 | By More
Rest home worker granted suppression for ‘dumb’ selfie

A teenage rest home worker who posted a selfie on Instagram with an elderly woman patient on the toilet in the background has been granted suppression so that she can “move on”.

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Scribe sentencing delayed

July 10, 2018 | By More
Scribe sentencing delayed

Sentencing has been delayed for the hip-hop and rap artist Scribe, real name Malo Ioane Luafutu, because the Christchurch District Court was told he had been charged with other offences in Auckland.

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High speed chase by former manslaughter inmate

July 9, 2018 | By More
High speed chase by former manslaughter inmate

A judge ruled out home detention for a 31-year-old driver with a previous manslaughter conviction, who has now got into a dangerous high speed chase and crashed into a dog park fence.

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Big pay-back follows restaurateur’s tax convictions

July 6, 2018 | By More
Big pay-back follows restaurateur’s tax convictions

Well known restaurateur Jonny Schwass borrowed $130,000 from relatives so that he could make a significant reparation offer at his sentencing on tax charges involving more than $300,000.

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