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Lifelong scarring likely from dog attack

August 3, 2018 | By More
Lifelong scarring likely from dog attack

A woman faces likely lifelong scarring and a seven-year-old boy is missing his “best bud” after a vicious dog attack in Sydenham.

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Bail refused for alleged chase driver

August 3, 2018 | By More
Bail refused for alleged chase driver

Bail was refused for a driver allegedly wedged and halted by police patrol vehicles in Cranford Street on Tuesday afternoon after a cross-city chase.

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Operation Rhino damages claims rejected

August 1, 2018 | By More
Operation Rhino damages claims rejected

Damages claims by five people put on trial after the Operation Rhino police investigation have been rejected in a judge’s decision in the High Court at Christchurch.

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‘Britain’ shops counter-claiming against Sanitarium

July 31, 2018 | By More
‘Britain’ shops counter-claiming against Sanitarium

Shops blocked from importing Weetabix breakfast food from Britain are seeking compensation in a counter-claim against cereal giant Sanitarium.

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Cereal boxes ‘line-up’ in court

July 30, 2018 | By More
Cereal boxes ‘line-up’ in court

Breakfast cereal boxes are set out on a table in Christchurch’s High Court where Weetbix has taken legal action to protect its brand.

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‘Evil predator’ gets open-ended jail term

July 28, 2018 | By More
‘Evil predator’ gets open-ended jail term

The woman Luke James Henry was convicted of assaulting, kidnapping, and raping described him as “an evil predator” before a judge imposed an open-ended jail term.

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Apology from high-speed chase driver

July 27, 2018 | By More
Apology from high-speed chase driver

John Oliver Jamieson has apologised for the desperate drive that put people at risk and ended with him crashed into a dog park fence at Rolleston.

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Renee Duckmanton killer files appeal

July 25, 2018 | By More
Renee Duckmanton killer files appeal

Sainey Marong is seeking to appeal his conviction for the murder of 22-year-old Christchurch sex worker Renee Duckmanton.

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Child abuse porn offender abandons suppression appeal

July 24, 2018 | By More
Child abuse porn offender abandons suppression appeal

A rural Canterbury man jailed for possession of child sex abuse images has abandoned his efforts to keep his name suppression.

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Security cam blocked before prison yard attack

July 23, 2018 | By More
Security cam blocked before prison yard attack

A wad of wet toilet paper was used to block the lens of a security camera at Christchurch Men’s Prison before prisoners stabbed a man 11 times using pieces of wire as weapons.

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