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Aggressors on both sides in violent incident, says judge

June 14, 2016 | By More
Aggressors on both sides in violent incident, says judge

A judge accepted an incident in Waimate was caused by aggressors on both sides, but said the man he was sentencing went too far by driving his car at people.

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Son’s $57,000 raid on mother’s bank account

June 10, 2016 | By More
Son’s $57,000 raid on mother’s bank account

A 19-year-old Rangiora man who drained $57,830 from his mother’s bank account has admitted a charge of obtaining the money by deception.

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Driving death charge dismissed

June 9, 2016 | By More
Driving death charge dismissed

A judge recommended a restorative justice conference take place even after dismissing a charge of careless driving causing the death of a 19-year-old Leithfield man.

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Helicopter charges laid against Bennett

June 9, 2016 | By More
Helicopter charges laid against Bennett

Paul James Bennett now faces Civil Aviation charges relating to flying a helicopter, after an appearance at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Drunk 14-year-old girl raped by two men

June 8, 2016 | By More
Drunk 14-year-old girl raped by two men

A 14-year-old girl raped by two men when she got drunk and fell asleep at a house in Linwood has repeatedly attempted suicide since the sex attacks.

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Dispute remains about police chase crash

June 7, 2016 | By More
Dispute remains about police chase crash

A dispute remains about how a police pursuit ended with a getaway car crashing into another vehicle and injuring three elderly occupants, but the case will not go to trial.

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Woman jailed for $169,000 benefit fraud

June 3, 2016 | By More
Woman jailed for $169,000 benefit fraud

A 39-year-old woman was jailed for two years five months for benefit fraud totalling $169,599, which will mostly never be recovered.

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34-month sentence for fatal drugs raid

June 3, 2016 | By More
34-month sentence for fatal drugs raid

A Rakaia man has been sent back to jail for his role as “bait” in a drugs raid that went wildly and fatally wrong.

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Activist admits child abuse porn offending

June 2, 2016 | By More
Activist admits child abuse porn offending

Activist and union organiser Joseph Robert Davies has admitted child abuse pornography charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Children left on road side by car thief

June 2, 2016 | By More
Children left on road side by car thief

A judge told Jessie Charles Ormandy he was lucky not to face child neglect charges after offloading four young children on the roadside from the car he was stealing.

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