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Jail term and $22,000 reparations for doctor’s indecencies

February 21, 2018 | By More
Jail term and $22,000 reparations for doctor’s indecencies

A Christchurch doctor has been jailed for four years three months for a sexual violation and indecent assaults involving 10 male patients and he must pay them a total of $22,000 as reparations.

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Animal ban imposed on farm manager

February 20, 2018 | By More
Animal ban imposed on farm manager

A former Canterbury farm manager has been banned from farming with animals for two years for ill-treatment of cows.  

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Suppression continues on wounding charge

February 20, 2018 | By More
Suppression continues on wounding charge

Continued name suppression has been granted to a teenager charged with a serious assault at a Northcote Road house at the weekend.

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‘Vigilante justice’ charges admitted

February 16, 2018 | By More
‘Vigilante justice’ charges admitted

A man accused of carrying out vigilante justice over some schoolyard bullying has pleaded guilty to kidnap, assault, and sexual violation charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Fraudster back in custody on more charges

February 16, 2018 | By More
Fraudster back in custody on more charges

Repeat fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith is back in custody awaiting sentence after admitting four more offences – some of them while on release conditions after her jail term.

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Youth planned mass killing in Christchurch

February 15, 2018 | By More
Youth planned mass killing in Christchurch

A Christchurch teenager who converted to Islam planned to ram a car into a group of people and then stab them until the police killed him, the Christchurch District Court was told at his sentencing.

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Stealing computers should bring harsher sentences – judge

February 14, 2018 | By More
Stealing computers should bring harsher sentences – judge

Stealing computer gear should be regarded as an aggravating feature at sentencing because of all the financial, personal, and sentimental details people store on them, said a Christchurch judge as he jailed a burglar.

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Online child sex abuse offender jailed

February 14, 2018 | By More
Online child sex abuse offender jailed

The United Nations estimates that 750,000 sexual predators are connected to the Internet at any one time. One offender stood in the dock in Christchurch today before beginning a two-year five-month jail term.

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Alleged wine fraud company in liquidation

February 14, 2018 | By More
Alleged wine fraud company in liquidation

A North Canterbury wine company facing charges alleging fraud concerning wine production, has been placed in liquidation this month.

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Tour bus driver and manager found guilty of fraud

February 9, 2018 | By More
Tour bus driver and manager found guilty of fraud

A tour bus driver and his employer have been found guilty of fraud charges after a traffic stop on the difficult Te Anau highway found the driver was not licensed to carry passengers.

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