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Prisoner serving life admits two assaults

June 14, 2018 | By More
Prisoner serving life admits two assaults

A 29-year-old man serving a life term for a 2009 Christchurch murder has now admitted two more violent incidents in prison.

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League streaker must pay $1130

June 14, 2018 | By More
League streaker must pay $1130

A 21-year-old who says he streaked at last week’s rugby league match in Christchurch to win a trip, will have to pay $1130 in fines and costs.

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Manslaughter charge over crash

June 12, 2018 | By More
Manslaughter charge over crash

A 26-year-old Christchurch man has been charged with manslaughter over a fatal crash in Russley on January 2.

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EQC claimant told to ‘get on with life’

June 11, 2018 | By More
EQC claimant told to ‘get on with life’

A 57-year-old man who says he felt “stonewalled and powerless” in his dealings with the Earthquake Commission has written out cheques totalling $14,394 for paintstripper damage to EQC cars.

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Burglary arrest in rental thefts inquiry

June 7, 2018 | By More
Burglary arrest in rental thefts inquiry

Police are investigating whether two women arrested in Sumner are linked to a spate of burglaries in which rental properties were stripped bare.

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Suppression granted in fatal crash case

June 5, 2018 | By More
Suppression granted in fatal crash case

A Canterbury businessmen has been granted name suppression until trial on a charge of careless driving causing the death of a motorcyclist killed in a Northern Motorway crash in December.

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Pedestrian struck on footpath by drink-driver

June 3, 2018 | By More
Pedestrian struck on footpath by drink-driver

A drink-driver who slammed into a man walking on the footpath in the central city may be ordered to pay emotional harm reparations for the injuries he caused.

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Murder parolee admits going on the run

June 3, 2018 | By More
Murder parolee admits going on the run

Three months after his release on parole from a life sentence for murder, Dean Raymond Purdy chopped off his electronic ankle bracelet in Dunedin and went on the run.

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$100,000 tax shortfall admitted

May 31, 2018 | By More
$100,000 tax shortfall admitted

After receiving a warning from the Inland Revenue Department, a Christchurch company director continued not paying PAYE for his concreting business for another 21 months.

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Remands on $40 robbery charges

May 30, 2018 | By More
Remands on $40 robbery charges

Three men charged with a $40 Friday night robbery at Rangiora have appeared at the Christchurch District Court.

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