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‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

October 3, 2018 | By More
‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.

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Convicted murderer says he was insane

October 2, 2018 | By More
Convicted murderer says he was insane

Sainey Marong says his murder trial conviction was an injustice as he had untreated diabetes and was insane at the time of sex worker Renee Duckmanton’s murder.

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Race fixing charges denied

October 2, 2018 | By More
Race fixing charges denied

Several harness racing industry figures are denying fraud conspiracy charges alleging race fixing and electing trial by jury.

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Court staff in walk-out

September 28, 2018 | By More
Court staff in walk-out

Court sittings in Christchurch came to a sudden stop mid-morning on Friday when PSA members and Court Security Officers walked out in support of their pay claim.

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Scammer and thief gets a chance at a future

September 27, 2018 | By More
Scammer and thief gets a chance at a future

A judge’s wide knowledge of Christchurch offenders went on show at a district court sentencing in Court 19.

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Youth Court appearance for girl on murder charge

September 27, 2018 | By More
Youth Court appearance for girl on murder charge

A girl who was aged 15 at the time of the killing of Pierclaudio Raviola has been charged with his murder.

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Motel cleaned out by non-paying guest

September 26, 2018 | By More
Motel cleaned out by non-paying guest

A 34-year-old woman did a runner without paying after spending three nights at an Amberley motel and stealing household goods worth $8500 from the unit.

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Home detention granted for tax offending

September 24, 2018 | By More
Home detention granted for tax offending

Home detention has been granted to hospitality businessman Hayden George Jones for unpaid taxes after the earthquakes brought his pub and brewery enterprises to a halt.

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Meth user was spending time with ‘dregs’

September 21, 2018 | By More
Meth user was spending time with ‘dregs’

A Christchurch man’s life spiralled out of control when he began using meth and associating with people a judge described as “dregs”.

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Name suppression lifts on Woodend murder accused

September 21, 2018 | By More
Name suppression lifts on Woodend murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on an 18-year-old who today denied the murder of a man whose body was found at a Woodend property early in July.

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