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Fine, disqualification for Allan Hubbard fatal crash

October 16, 2013 | By More
Fine, disqualification for Allan Hubbard fatal crash

Mosgiel man Andrew John Earl has been fined $2500 and disqualified from driving for a year for causing the crash which killed Timaru financier Allan Hubbard and injured his wife Jean.

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Director admits frauds over LWR losses

October 15, 2013 | By More
Director admits frauds over LWR losses

A 66-year-old Christchurch businessman has admitted four representative fraud charges involving about $118 million related to the collapse of textile manufacturer LWR, which was placed in receivership in April 2009.

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Murder trial delayed by anniversary of death

October 11, 2013 | By More
Murder trial delayed by anniversary of death

A murder trial has been delayed by one day so that it does not begin on the one-year anniversary of the alleged victim’s death.

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Man admits role in armed home invasion

October 10, 2013 | By More
Man admits role in armed home invasion

An Avonside man says he was “coerced” into taking part in a Bishopdale home invasion in which the victim was bound with duct tape and put in a cupboard.

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‘Narking fee’ imposed on trial witness

October 10, 2013 | By More
‘Narking fee’ imposed on trial witness

A man who imposed a “narking fee” on a witness who had given evidence against him at trial has been jailed for three years six months.

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23-year non-parole term for murder of Jade Bayliss

October 9, 2013 | By More
23-year non-parole term for murder of Jade Bayliss

The Crown wanted double child killer Jeremy George Edward McLaughlin jailed for his whole life, without parole, but the High Court has chosen to impose a 23-year non-parole term as part of his life sentence.

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Lifer back doing prison time after knife threat

October 8, 2013 | By More
Lifer back doing prison time after knife threat

A murder-parolee is back in prison serving more of his life sentence after a domestic incident at Kaiapoi in which he threatened his former partner with a hunting knife.

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Woman gets prison term ‘to keep her safe’

October 7, 2013 | By More
Woman gets prison term ‘to keep her safe’

A woman who stabbed her partner while he was abusing her was sentenced to seven months’ prison to keep her safe from her partner, her alcoholism, and from people who could supply her with drink.

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Court hears of man’s ‘explosive rage’

October 7, 2013 | By More
Court hears of man’s ‘explosive rage’

A man struggling with stress after people he knew were killed in the CTV building collapse reacted with explosive rage months later when things went wrong at the airport.

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Mayhem as Burwood murderer gets minimum 10-year term

October 4, 2013 | By More
Mayhem as Burwood murderer gets minimum 10-year term

Family of a Burwood murder victim were ordered out of court shouting and swearing as the confessed killer was given a 10-year minimum non-parole term as part of his life sentence.

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