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Stupefying, sex charges denied

September 12, 2018 | By More
Stupefying, sex charges denied

A man charged with stupefying and sexual violation has denied all charges and been remanded for a Crown case review hearing in November.

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Stabbed pet given a ‘voice’ in court

September 7, 2018 | By More
Stabbed pet given a ‘voice’ in court

Duncan McCormack ensured that his Jack Russell Skipper had a voice in court.

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Suppression appeal filed in racing case

September 7, 2018 | By More
Suppression appeal filed in racing case

Appeal papers have been filed for a 30-year-old Christchurch man fighting to keep his name suppressed after his arrest as part of the police’s Operation Inca horse racing drugs investigation.

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April date set for Avonhead murder trial

September 7, 2018 | By More
April date set for Avonhead murder trial

April 1 has been set for the murder trial of 20-year-old Katrina Roma Epiha, over the death of a woman at an Avonhead Road property in August 2017.

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Jury convicts man over shotgun blast

September 6, 2018 | By More
Jury convicts man over shotgun blast

A jury has rejected a Loburn man’s claim that the shotgun blast that felled his ex-partner was an accident.

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Loburn man insists he called 111 after shooting

September 5, 2018 | By More
Loburn man insists he called 111 after shooting

Loburn man Luke Adam Nickless is adamant that he phoned 111 after he says a shotgun went off accidentally in his hands, shooting his ex-partner in the leg.

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Man apologises for trial outburst

September 5, 2018 | By More
Man apologises for trial outburst

A man has apologised for his outburst that led to a jury being hurriedly ushered out of court after it had found him guilty of importing methamphetamine from Mexico.

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Shooter says he didn’t know gun was loaded

September 4, 2018 | By More
Shooter says he didn’t know gun was loaded

Soon after shooting his ex-partner in the leg with a shotgun, a Loburn man told both his neighbour and a police constable: “I didn’t know the gun was loaded.”

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Woman pleaded to live after shooting

September 3, 2018 | By More
Woman pleaded to live after shooting

A woman says she pleaded for her life after her ex-partner shot her in the leg at close range with a pump action shotgun in front of her two children.

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Son of businessman admits knowing of cannabis grow

August 30, 2018 | By More
Son of businessman admits knowing of cannabis grow

A judge says the son of the late philanthropist and Mainfreight founder Neil Graham must have been “wilfully blind” not to realise how much cannabis was being grown on his property at Ellesmere.

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