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Gasps in court as injured man appears on video-link

August 1, 2018 | By More
Gasps in court as injured man appears on video-link

Gasps came from the public gallery as a man charged over a police pursuit that ended with a pile-up in Cranford Street appeared injured and bandaged on a video-link in the Christchurch District Court today.

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$132,160 crime spree admitted

July 31, 2018 | By More
$132,160 crime spree admitted

A Redwood man has admitted a three-month crime spree across Christchurch and North Canterbury in which goods worth $132,160 were stolen.

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Nine years’ jail for tinny house shooting

July 28, 2018 | By More
Nine years’ jail for tinny house shooting

A robbery of a cannabis tinny house where a man was accidentally shot in the neck has led to a sentence of more than nine years in prison.

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Scribe denies six charges

July 27, 2018 | By More
Scribe denies six charges

Rapper and hip-hop artist Scribe – real name Malo Ioane Luafutu – has denied six charges and is taking the case to a judge-alone trial.

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DOC seeking more deterrence to protect reserves

July 27, 2018 | By More
DOC seeking more deterrence to protect reserves

The Department of Conservation is ruling out diversion for people caught fishing illegally in marine reserves because it believes offenders are not getting the message.

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Gang ‘outing’ put departing member in hospital

July 24, 2018 | By More
Gang ‘outing’ put departing member in hospital

Murray James Allan says his efforts to leave the Tribesmen gang put him in hospital for two weeks.

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Armed robbery lookout admits dairy raid

July 24, 2018 | By More
Armed robbery lookout admits dairy raid

Armed robbers got away with $1150 of tobacco in a dairy robbery at Springston that may have lasted less than a minute.

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Woman told she was ‘not leaving alive’

July 23, 2018 | By More
Woman told she was ‘not leaving alive’

After barricading himself in a bedroom, a man threatened to set a woman alight with petrol he had brought and slit her throat.

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Couple admit $500,000 thefts from disabled trust

July 19, 2018 | By More
Couple admit $500,000 thefts from disabled trust

A Pegasus couple will pay back almost all the half-a-million dollars they have stolen from a disability support trust they were running in Waltham.

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Trial charges thrown out with witness in hiding

July 18, 2018 | By More
Trial charges thrown out with witness in hiding

A woman has gone into hiding ahead of the jury trial for the 45-year-old man charged with kidnapping and bashing her and a Christchurch District Court judge has thrown out all the charges.

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