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Fight to keep name suppressed in couch-surfing case

May 13, 2016 | By More
Fight to keep name suppressed in couch-surfing case

A man charged with stupefying a male couch-surfer with sexual intent is fighting to continue his name suppression after the order was lifted on Monday.

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Bail granted to two drug accused

May 12, 2016 | By More
Bail granted to two drug accused

A Hei Hei man has been granted bail on strict conditions after police drug raids on Wednesday relating to supply of synthetic cannabis.

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Still hopes of repayment from Alligator Drainage work, court told

May 11, 2016 | By More
Still hopes of repayment from Alligator Drainage work, court told

Graham Daniel Lilley is continuing efforts to get money back from EQC for his Alligator Drainage Ltd customers in Christchurch, even as he begins his 10-month home detention term for fraud.

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Repeated Westport arson attacks alleged

May 11, 2016 | By More
Repeated Westport arson attacks alleged

Three arson attacks on the same Westport house are alleged against a man now staying at the Christchurch City Mission.

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Jail imposed after botched home detention term

May 10, 2016 | By More
Jail imposed after botched home detention term

After being given a chance by a judge after admitting a gang stabbing in Linwood, Nathan Anthony Whelan has botched his home detention sentence and gone to jail anyway.

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Man charged with concealing murder evidence

May 10, 2016 | By More
Man charged with concealing murder evidence

A second person has been charged with helping to conceal evidence after the alleged murder of Marcus Luke Tucker whose bashed and burnt body was found near Lake Ellesmere.

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Manslaughter plea ends Rangiora murder trial

May 9, 2016 | By More
Manslaughter plea ends Rangiora murder trial

A 39-year-old Rakaia man has halted a High Court murder trial by admitting the manslaughter of a Rangiora man during what the Crown says was a drugs robbery gone wrong.

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Charge dropped over city squatters’ pad

May 6, 2016 | By More
Charge dropped over city squatters’ pad

A charge of setting fire to a squatters’ pad in central Christchurch has been dropped by the Crown.

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Tourist fined for shooting endangered blue duck

May 5, 2016 | By More
Tourist fined for shooting endangered blue duck

A Danish tourist will have to pay $10,000 for shooting a rare and endangered native blue duck, a whio, in South Westland.

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Scamming of elderly victims admitted

May 5, 2016 | By More
Scamming of elderly victims admitted

Women aged 94, 93, and 80 years were the three victims of Denise Cherelle Greig’s part in a fraud ring that was scamming people out of their bank cards.

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