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Avonhead murder trial delayed

July 10, 2018 | By More
Avonhead murder trial delayed

The murder trial of 19-year-old Katrina Roma Epiha will not go ahead on Monday in the High Court at Christchurch as planned.

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Rooftop burglar admits Tannery raid

July 6, 2018 | By More
Rooftop burglar admits Tannery raid

Rooftop burglar Craig Murray Shaw has admitted raiding $280,000 worth of jewellery from La Bu Jewellery, in The Tannery, in November.

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‘Trusted granddad’ jailed for child sexual abuse

July 6, 2018 | By More
‘Trusted granddad’ jailed for child sexual abuse

A family had carefully educated their five-year-old girl not to have secrets, and her “trusted grandfather” is now in jail for her sexual abuse.

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Pitchfork threat in ‘cowardly’ assault

July 6, 2018 | By More
Pitchfork threat in ‘cowardly’ assault

After holding a pitchfork under a woman’s jaw, Trevor Bradley Mackie held her by the throat and said: “I could kill you if I want.”

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Businessman accused of ‘arrogance’

July 5, 2018 | By More
Businessman accused of ‘arrogance’

A South Island businessman has been accused of arrogance in his dealings with the Financial Markets Authority and sentenced to community detention and community work for two breaches.

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Ponzi schemer’s repayment offer ‘ridiculous’

July 3, 2018 | By More
Ponzi schemer’s repayment offer ‘ridiculous’

A $8.3 million Ponzi schemer’s offer to pay reparation to his hundreds of victims – when he gets a chance – has been rejected with scepticism from the Crown and the judge.

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Manslaughter parolee admits breach

July 2, 2018 | By More
Manslaughter parolee admits breach

A man who breached two of his manslaughter parole conditions pleaded guilty to both charges in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Prosecution’s actions examined at Operation Rhino hearing

June 29, 2018 | By More
Prosecution’s actions examined at Operation Rhino hearing

Disclosure of details of a sentencing indication given to a man who would become a key Crown witness is at the centre of a civil action against the prosecution in the 2006 and 2007 Operation Rhino trials in Christchurch.

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High security and gang signs at bashing sentencing

June 28, 2018 | By More
High security and gang signs at bashing sentencing

Security in court was tight for the sentencing of five Neighbourhood Crips gang members for an exercise yard bashing in Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Teen in custody for dairy robbery, supermarket raid

June 27, 2018 | By More
Teen in custody for dairy robbery, supermarket raid

A Woolston teenager is in custody charged with the robbery of a North New Brighton dairy and an attempted raid on a supermarket.

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