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Hunters still friends after accidental shooting

December 22, 2016 | By More
Hunters still friends after accidental shooting

Glen Royce Court remains good friends with the hunting companion he shot through the leg on July 3 near Lake Coleridge, in inland Canterbury.

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Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

December 21, 2016 | By More
Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

A 25-year-old prisoner says he made a run for it when the security guard with him was being “complacent”.

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Bail granted on drug allegations

December 19, 2016 | By More
Bail granted on drug allegations

Name suppression has lifted on one of the men arrested in a series of police raids on Head Hunters gang premises around Christchurch three weeks ago.

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Drug offender ‘has not learnt from jail’

December 17, 2016 | By More
Drug offender ‘has not learnt from jail’

A man who was acquitted at trial of importing class A drugs into New Zealand over the “darkweb” last month has now been granted home detention on other drugs charges.

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Child sex and violence allegations sent to Auckland

December 16, 2016 | By More
Child sex and violence allegations sent to Auckland

An Auckland man facing sex and violence charges involving five children is being sent back north after his arrest in Christchurch.

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Arrest warrant issued on yacht theft charge

December 15, 2016 | By More
Arrest warrant issued on yacht theft charge

Police have been granted a warrant to arrest Simone Anne Wright – the partner of a man already in custody on 60 charges – on a charge of stealing a $145,000 yacht at Paihia in the Bay of Islands last year.

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Jail term stands for repeat drink-driver

December 15, 2016 | By More
Jail term stands for repeat drink-driver

A two-and-a-half-year jail term will stand for a Sumner woman who knocked two pedestrians over a rocky bank when she crashed while drink-driving, the High Court has decided.

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Car ablaze at end of police pursuit

December 14, 2016 | By More
Car ablaze at end of police pursuit

A Kaiapoi man has been jailed for eight months for a police pursuit which ended with road spikes being used and a stolen car catching fire.

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Sixth arrest over drug ring allegations

December 12, 2016 | By More
Sixth arrest over drug ring allegations

A sixth man has been arrested for conspiring to deal in methamphetamine after a series of police raids on Head Hunters gang premises last week.

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Anti-meth warning for home invaders

December 9, 2016 | By More
Anti-meth warning for home invaders

A judge delivered an anti-meth warning as he jailed four offenders for a disastrous night time home invasion and robbery at Springston, southwest of Christchurch.

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