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Gold mining company fined for excavation

September 22, 2017 | By More
Gold mining company fined for excavation

The Chinese director of a gold mining company cannot claim a lack of understanding as a factor that led to unauthorised excavation of a West Coast stream bed, an Environment Court judge has ruled.

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Three charged with organised burglary offending

September 20, 2017 | By More
Three charged with organised burglary offending

Three people charged with being part of an organised criminal group which may have carried out 80 burglaries have been remanded at the Christchurch Court House.

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Offender caught on security cam admits burglary

September 19, 2017 | By More
Offender caught on security cam admits burglary

A woman caught on a household security camera “scoping” a property ahead of two burglaries has admitted nine offences at the Christchurch District Court.

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Broken bones in bus stop bashing

September 15, 2017 | By More
Broken bones in bus stop bashing

A 30-year-old man admitted causing broken bones by punching his victim repeatedly while he lay on the ground at a bus stop on Pages Road, Christchurch.

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Non-payment of $250,000 tax admitted

September 14, 2017 | By More
Non-payment of $250,000 tax admitted

Rangiora businessman John Robert Stevens has admitted aiding and betting the non-payment of nearly $250,000 to Inland Revenue, a year after the liquidation of the Shalimar Knitwear company he owned.

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Feelings running high for murder appearances

September 12, 2017 | By More
Feelings running high for murder appearances

Feelings were running high for court appearances by  two men charged with the murder of 24-year-old Bradley Lomax, whose body was found on the Waimakariri riverbed a week ago.

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Apology letters for victims of HIV offender

September 7, 2017 | By More
Apology letters for victims of HIV offender

A man who put three men at risk by having unprotected sex while he knew he was HIV-positive has written letters of apology to all the victims.

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Woman admits meth-for-supply offence

September 7, 2017 | By More
Woman admits meth-for-supply offence

A 23-year-old Aranui woman has admitted possession of the class A drug methamphetamine for supply, and has been remanded for sentencing with her partner in October.

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Trainer was ‘grossly irresponsible’, says judge

September 6, 2017 | By More
Trainer was ‘grossly irresponsible’, says judge

Fernside horse trainer Phillip Benjamin Burrows’ actions that led to a boy being run over at a training track were described as “grossly irresponsible” by Christchurch District Court Judge Gary MacAskill.

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Trio with alleged gang links remanded

September 5, 2017 | By More
Trio with alleged gang links remanded

Two men and a woman with alleged connections to the King Cobra gang have been charged with firearm offences after a police armed offenders squad raid on a house in New Brighton last week.

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