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Tourists carjacked by drunk teenager

February 3, 2017 | By More
Tourists carjacked by drunk teenager

Two European tourists were punched and kicked by 17-year-old Rahiri Tai in a Riccarton Road carjacking.

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Friend repaid debt with forged money

February 1, 2017 | By More
Friend repaid debt with forged money

Police have dropped charges after accepting that a Redwood man may not have known that three $100 notes he used at Christchurch shops were forgeries.

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Custody remand after court room strip

January 27, 2017 | By More
Custody remand after court room strip

A 32-year-old man stripped naked in Christchurch’s main court when he appeared on rape and sexual violation charges.

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Suburban club burglary denied

January 27, 2017 | By More
Suburban club burglary denied

A man charged with the early-morning burglary of the St Albans Shirley Club, in which the building was allegedly damaged by fire, is denying all charges.

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Victim rejects attacker’s home detention sentence

January 25, 2017 | By More
Victim rejects attacker’s home detention sentence

A judge’s attempt to smooth over an ongoing dispute that has led to violence between two women did not end well at a Christchurch District Court sentencing session.

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Prison absconder may get second chance

January 25, 2017 | By More
Prison absconder may get second chance

It seems prison absconder Richard Graham may get a second chance, even after he never went back to jail after being given compassionate leave to attend his grandmother’s funeral.

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Woman admits ‘family misfortunes’ were a rip-off

January 24, 2017 | By More
Woman admits ‘family misfortunes’ were a rip-off

A woman who has admitted conning $3000 out of a Kiwibank customer with a sad story about her family’s terrible misfortunes is fighting to keep her name and photograph out of the media.

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‘Bad singer’ held in custody

January 24, 2017 | By More
‘Bad singer’ held in custody

A defiant love song from the dock in Christchurch’s main court landed the 33-year-old singer in custody.

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Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

January 23, 2017 | By More
Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

A woman caught driving at Rolleston with a high breath-alcohol level while her two young children were in the back seat admits it was “just stupidity” that she was driving.

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Indecency accused banned from schools

January 19, 2017 | By More
Indecency accused banned from schools

A North Canterbury man charged with indecently assaulting a girl at an Alexandra school holiday programme has been banned from entering schools while on remand.

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