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Loaded firearms found at Dunedin shooting scene

August 15, 2017 | By More
Loaded firearms found at Dunedin shooting scene

Police found loaded firearms and a substantial amount of ammunition when they searched the home where a Dunedin man had fired 20 rifle shots from inside his bedroom.

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No convictions over West Coast river crossing deaths

August 11, 2017 | By More
No convictions over West Coast river crossing deaths

A judge has allowed a tearful Michael Saunders to avoid convictions for the tragic West Coast river crossing that cost two lives in June last year.

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Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

August 11, 2017 | By More
Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

Gustafoham Harris’ world is steadily shrinking.

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Tsunami alert burglaries ‘no coincidence’ – judge

August 9, 2017 | By More
Tsunami alert burglaries ‘no coincidence’ – judge

A judge has rejected burglar Michael Taui Wetere’s claim that it was “coincidence” that he burgled Christchurch businesses in the hours after the Kaikoura earthquake.

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$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

August 9, 2017 | By More
$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

A man has admitted the $60,000 blackmailing of a man he called a paedophile, and posting comments on social media groups about him.

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Security guard burglar gets another chance for home detention

August 8, 2017 | By More
Security guard burglar gets another chance for home detention

A security guard who stole $179,000 from a cash machine and buried most of it in his garden will be given another two months to find an address where he might be allowed to serve home detention.

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Conwoman’s jail request granted

August 8, 2017 | By More
Conwoman’s jail request granted

A 22-year-old who cheated an elderly woman out of $75,547 asked for a jail term as her punishment – and she got it.

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Robbery ‘decoy’ in custody for sentence

August 4, 2017 | By More
Robbery ‘decoy’ in custody for sentence

An 18-year-old has admitted being the decoy who defeated door security measures to allow the robbery of the Woolston Night n Day store in the early hours of March 8.

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Prison yard assault on officer admitted

August 4, 2017 | By More
Prison yard assault on officer admitted

A 21-year-old inmate is in custody awaiting sentence after admitting an assault that injured a Corrections officer at Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Wine fraud by North Canterbury company alleged

August 3, 2017 | By More
Wine fraud by North Canterbury company alleged

A North Canterbury wine company and three of its directors face a long list of charges alleging fraud concerning wine production.

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