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Woman convicted of 1992 toddler death admits assault

October 25, 2016 | By More
Woman convicted of 1992 toddler death admits assault

Tania Gaye Hopping, convicted of manslaughter over the child abuse death of toddler Delcelia Witika in 1992, has admitted a Christchurch assault and had to stay in custody until she agreed to speak to the judge.

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Gunpoint robbery attempt admitted

October 21, 2016 | By More
Gunpoint robbery attempt admitted

An Oxford man has admitted pulling a gun and demanding $10,000 from a passenger in his car who managed to run off when they stopped at a money machine.

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New licence and logbook charges against foreign drivers

October 20, 2016 | By More
New licence and logbook charges against foreign drivers

New charges have been laid against four Chinese drivers alleged to have been doing tourist driving when they did not hold New Zealand licences.

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Jail imposed for cheating foreign workers

October 19, 2016 | By More
Jail imposed for cheating foreign workers

A man who ripped off foreign workers seeking jobs through a Christchurch agency and then gambled the money away has been jailed for 20 months.

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Bad memory halts kidnap trial

October 19, 2016 | By More
Bad memory halts kidnap trial

A kidnapping charge against four men with alleged Black Power links has been dropped after the alleged victim had a sudden loss of memory at the Christchurch District Court trial.

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Son must pay mother back $57,830

October 18, 2016 | By More
Son must pay mother back $57,830

Within a few days, a 19-year-old Rangiora man will pay back all of the $57,830 he drained from his mother’s bank account after she left to live in England.

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Nightmare road rage driver was ‘on acid’

October 17, 2016 | By More
Nightmare road rage driver was ‘on acid’

A nightmare road rage driver says he was high “on acid” when he rammed a car and flipped it into the Avon River.

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Woman banned from rural areas

October 17, 2016 | By More
Woman banned from rural areas

A 34-year-old Avondale woman charged with rural mail thefts has been banned from going to the Selwyn and Waimakariri Districts while she is on bail on remand.

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Teacher admits indecencies with boy

October 12, 2016 | By More
Teacher admits indecencies with boy

A former Prebbleton School principal has admitted 10 historic charges of indecent assault and sexual violation against a boy.

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Involvement in ‘chop shop’ brings jail term

October 11, 2016 | By More
Involvement in ‘chop shop’ brings jail term

A 28-year-old man who went along with alleged offenders running a “chop shop” at his Hornby property has gone to jail for receiving 13 stolen vehicles.

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