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Laughing woman ordered out of court

January 30, 2018 | By More
Laughing woman ordered out of court

A laughing woman was ordered out of court as the sentencing of determined burglar and receiver Matthew John Woods began in the Christchurch District Court.

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Crown will seek to join murder-related cases

January 30, 2018 | By More
Crown will seek to join murder-related cases

The Crown plans to apply to bring all cases together for three men facing charges relating to the alleged murder of a Greymouth mother.

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Tour bus driver had no passenger licence

January 29, 2018 | By More
Tour bus driver had no passenger licence

Police allege a tour bus driver stopped on Te Anau’s challenging State Highway 94 was not licensed to transport passengers and was using another driver’s licence and logbook.

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Couple sentenced for meth lab at house

January 29, 2018 | By More
Couple sentenced for meth lab at house

A couple arrested after a meth-lab raid by police on their Linwood property two years ago, kissed and hugged in the dock before they began their separate sentences.

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Coast man admits sword robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Coast man admits sword robbery

A man who robbed a West Coast petrol station with a samurai sword pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery in the Christchurch District Court.

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Airport oops leads to jail

January 28, 2018 | By More
Airport oops leads to jail

A 32-year-old man has begun has begun a 20-month jail term after a monumental luggage oops at Christchurch Airport.

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Crooked career choice in question

January 26, 2018 | By More
Crooked career choice in question

A judge told Sean Daniel Browne he was “not the smartest guy”. Might be time for the teenager to rethink his crooked career choice.

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‘A roadmap to crime’

January 25, 2018 | By More
‘A roadmap to crime’

Shaun Francis Whittaker claims he has been “incarcerated in some form” for 27 of his 41 years.

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Man jailed for indecencies after online contact

January 24, 2018 | By More
Man jailed for indecencies after online contact

It began with a 47-year-old man confiscating booze from a 15-year-old girl at a party because she was too young. Months of sexual indecencies followed.

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Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

January 23, 2018 | By More
Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

Canterbury businessman Paul Martin Encell has admitted defrauding $750,000 from the tax department, businesses, and one man who contracted him to build a house.

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