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Scribe’s liberty circumscribed

August 29, 2018 | By More
Scribe’s liberty circumscribed

A series of bail breaches has led to hip-hop and rap artist Scribe being remanded in custody for the next month.

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Judge threatens to shut down court video-links

August 28, 2018 | By More
Judge threatens to shut down court video-links

Judges are threatening to pull the plug on the court system’s cost-saving video-link system unless lawyers get better access to see their clients in prison.

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Gunpoint demand to hand over car

August 25, 2018 | By More
Gunpoint demand to hand over car

An offender sent back from Australia has admitted demanding a car in a gun-point stand-over incident.

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Murder-related charges admitted

August 24, 2018 | By More
Murder-related charges admitted

A Runanga man has admitted two charges related to the murder of Greymouth mother Hayley Williams who was shot in the throat by 45-year-old George Sean Warren last October.

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Three-time child porn offender jailed

August 23, 2018 | By More
Three-time child porn offender jailed

A three-time child pornography offender has been jailed, again.

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Teacher jailed for ‘demeaning’ sexual relationship with student

August 22, 2018 | By More
Teacher jailed for ‘demeaning’ sexual relationship with student

A teacher at a Canterbury school has been jailed for a fetishistic relationship with a 15-year-old schoolgirl.

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Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

August 21, 2018 | By More
Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

A jury has found a 51-year-old man guilty of 28 sex offences involving five girls at the end of an 11-day Christchurch District Court trial.

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Quakes blamed for tax defaults

August 19, 2018 | By More
Quakes blamed for tax defaults

Christchurch’s tough times after the quakes have been blamed for a company’s failure that led to $98,922 unpaid tax and a home detention term for its director.

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Weapons, drugs charges admitted

August 17, 2018 | By More
Weapons, drugs charges admitted

A man who led police on a car chase a year ago has now pleaded guilty to a long list of drug, weapons, and driving charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Two women deny holiday home ‘clean-outs’

August 16, 2018 | By More
Two women deny holiday home ‘clean-outs’

Both women charged with a series of burglaries in which holiday accommodation booked online was allegedly stripped bare have now denied all charges.

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