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Tourists injured in city attack

August 1, 2015 | By More
Tourists injured in city attack

Two tourists have been admitted to Christchurch Hospital after an attack by a group of up to eight people in the driveway of their backpackers’ accommodation in the central city.

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Rise in Riccarton raids on vehicles

July 24, 2015 | By More
Rise in Riccarton raids on vehicles

Over the last few weeks there has been an increase in the number of vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles in the Riccarton area of Christchurch. The vehicles being targeted by opportunistic thieves appear to be parked either on the roadside or up driveways.

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Elderly man injured in New Brighton assault

July 15, 2015 | By More
Elderly man injured in New Brighton assault

A cordon was set up around part of the New Brighton Mall area where a 72-year-old man was assaulted overnight.

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Investigation into baby’s death

July 4, 2015 | By More
Investigation into baby’s death

Canterbury Police are investigating the death of a 15 month old baby.

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Homicide investigation launched

May 29, 2015 | By More
Homicide investigation launched

Police have launched a homicide investigation after a five-year-old boy who had been admitted to Christchurch Hospital with critical injuries died this morning.

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Three charged after prison death investigation

April 2, 2015 | By More
Three charged after prison death investigation

Police have charged three men with murder following a homicide investigation into the death of 44-year-old Benton Marni Parata after an alleged attack in Christchurch Prison last week.

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Homicide inquiry after death at Christchurch Prison

March 31, 2015 | By More
Homicide inquiry after death at Christchurch Prison

Canterbury Police can confirm that the investigation into a serious assault of a sentenced prisoner at Christchurch Men’s Prison on March 25 has been elevated into a homicide investigation.

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Police believe two dairy robberies may be linked

February 3, 2015 | By More
Police believe two dairy robberies may be linked

Canterbury Police are investigating two armed robberies in Aranui that they believe may be linked.

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Speed tolerance in Canterbury lowered over Labour Weekend

October 23, 2014 | By More
Speed tolerance in Canterbury lowered over Labour Weekend

While speed tolerance lowers over Labour Day Weekend the visibility of Canterbury Police prevention work will increase across the district, say the police.

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Bomb scare clears Ministry of Education building

September 10, 2014 | By More
Bomb scare clears Ministry of Education building

Police lifted a cordon at 11am after army bomb disposal experts completed an investigation of a suspicious package left outside the Ministry of Education building in Princess Street, Addington.

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