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Parenting advice from judge over turtle smuggling

July 28, 2017 | By More
Parenting advice from judge over turtle smuggling

Sometimes parents must “just say no” even if it means disappointing a tearful child, said a judge as he fined a Christchurch mother for a biosecurity breach.

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Court House sprinter charged

July 27, 2017 | By More
Court House sprinter charged

A woman who bolted from the dock and got out of the Court House as she was being sentenced to jail has been charged with escaping from custody.

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Teacher’s career ended by ‘technical assault’

July 25, 2017 | By More
Teacher’s career ended by ‘technical assault’

A respected teacher’s long career has come to a sudden stop after he admitted an assault on a 12-year-old boy at St Thomas of Canterbury College.

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Bizarre violent incident at mall

July 24, 2017 | By More
Bizarre violent incident at mall

A 17-year-old has appeared in court facing eight charges after a bizarre incident at Westfield Mall in Riccarton on Sunday.

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Man admits ‘grenade’ threat to MP

July 21, 2017 | By More
Man admits ‘grenade’ threat to MP

A 39-year-old Linwood man has admitted sending an email that threatened a Member of Parliament with a grenade.

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Lawyer convicted of meth possession

July 20, 2017 | By More
Lawyer convicted of meth possession

Christchurch lawyer Steven Welch Rollo has been fined on charges of possessing the class A drug methamphetamine and refusing to give his details to a police officer at a traffic stop.

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Bail granted on wheelie bin arson charges

July 20, 2017 | By More
Bail granted on wheelie bin arson charges

A Burnside man has appeared in court facing six charges of setting wheelie bins alight.

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Two convicted of gang violence

July 19, 2017 | By More
Two convicted of gang violence

Two men said to be associated with the Bandidos gang have been convicted of involvement in a violent incident in which two men were stabbed and a woman assaulted.

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HIV-positive man admits dangerous sexual contact

July 18, 2017 | By More
HIV-positive man admits dangerous sexual contact

A man who met men through social media and had consensual unprotected sex with them, has admitted that he did not tell them he was HIV positive.

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Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

July 17, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

A woman has admitted stabbing a man in the neck with a broken glass bottle, causing four wounds that missed his jugular vein by 1mm.

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