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Evidence ‘overwhelming’ in false claims case, says judge

June 26, 2014 | By More
Evidence ‘overwhelming’ in false claims case, says judge

Evidence was overwhelming against a Christchurch landlord, said the judge who today convicted her of 34 fraud charges involving false claims to EQC for emergency quake repairs.

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Date set for cocaine sentencing

June 26, 2014 | By More
Date set for cocaine sentencing

A date in Christchurch has been set for the sentencing of a Brazilian man who has admitted possession of cocaine for supply.

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No forced intervention for prison hunger striker

June 25, 2014 | By More
No forced intervention for prison hunger striker

No medical treatment will be forced upon prison hunger striker All Means All to keep him alive and healthy, as his protest enters its second month at Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Prison seeks intervention order for hunger striker

June 24, 2014 | By More
Prison seeks intervention order for hunger striker

Four weeks into the prison hunger strike by Oxford farmer All Means All, a judge will rule tomorrow on whether the prison authorities can intervene to stop his deteriorating health.

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Not guilty verdicts on sex workers’ allegations

June 23, 2014 | By More
Not guilty verdicts on sex workers’ allegations

A jury has thrown out kidnapping, rape, and sexual violation charges where the alleged victims were two Christchurch sex workers.

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Fish and chip burglary accused remanded

June 23, 2014 | By More
Fish and chip burglary accused remanded

A youth police allege was caught stuck in an extractor fan duct during a burglary attempt on a fish and chip shop has been remanded on bail to July 14.

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$49,000 fines for illegal demolition dumping

June 20, 2014 | By More
$49,000 fines for illegal demolition dumping

Illegal dumping of Christchurch demolition waste on a Leeston farm has brought fines totalling $49,000 for Christchurch firm Pollard Contracting and its director Craig Pollard.

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Sex and violence accused denies it happened

June 19, 2014 | By More
Sex and violence accused denies it happened

“It just didn’t happen,” says a man who is on trial on sexual violation, assault, and kidnapping charges in his evidence in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Workplace bully dealt to, court hears

June 18, 2014 | By More
Workplace bully dealt to, court hears

A 32-year-old Kaiapoi man who dealt to a workmate described in court as a racist bully and put him in hospital has been given a term of community detention and community work.

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Charges over drainage work heading for trial

June 18, 2014 | By More
Charges over drainage work heading for trial

Operations manager for Christchurch firm Alligator Drainage, Graham Daniel Lilley, has indicated not guilty pleas and elected jury trial for 16 charges he faces of causing a loss by deception.

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