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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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Dog attacked girl at playground

July 14, 2018 | By More
Dog attacked girl at playground

A family is waiting to find out whether a six-year-old girl will be disfigured by a dog bite she received at a playground in Rangiora.

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Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

July 13, 2018 | By More
Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

A Redwood man has been charged with nine burglaries and thefts of items including tradesmen’s tools totalling more than $30,000.

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Angry boyfriend set car ablaze

July 13, 2018 | By More
Angry boyfriend set car ablaze

A woman’s car was burnt out in Christchurch’s red zone because her boyfriend was angry with her.

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Judge suggests tattooed offender ‘return to iwi’

July 12, 2018 | By More
Judge suggests tattooed offender ‘return to iwi’

A judge has politely suggested that a man who played the role of “frightening gang muscle” in a stand-over incident, should return to his North Island iwi with his striking facial tattoos.

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Real estate agent admits fraud

July 11, 2018 | By More
Real estate agent admits fraud

Suppression has lifted on a real estate agent who has today admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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