Tag: Rangiora

Case marks big jump in workplace accident fines

October 4, 2017 | By More
Case marks big jump in workplace accident fines

A Rangiora firm has been hit hard by the new workplace safety legislation, with a fine, reparations and costs totalling almost $180,000 imposed for a woman employee’s fall.

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$9000 reparations ordered for pile-up

June 18, 2017 | By More
$9000 reparations ordered for pile-up

The victim of a terrible pile-up involving a street-sweeping truck near Rangiora will not get all the reparation she was asking for after her vehicle was written off, a court has decided.

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Truck driver’s carelessness caused pile-up, judge rules

March 22, 2017 | By More
Truck driver’s carelessness caused pile-up, judge rules

A judge has ruled that a truck driver’s inattention or misjudgment caused a serious three-vehicle pile-up on Lineside Road, one of the main routes to Rangiora.

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Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

January 27, 2017 | By More
Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

A 25-year-old Rangiora woman beginning a 21-month jail term has admitted that methamphetamine has wrecked her life.

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Criminal offending continued on home detention

December 13, 2016 | By More
Criminal offending continued on home detention

Two months after being given a chance on home detention, Rangiora woman Kelsi Anne Sherriff was found with stolen property, firearms, and a meth pipe at her house.

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Two appearances after North Canterbury chase

September 16, 2016 | By More
Two appearances after North Canterbury chase

Two people arrested after a road spikes were used to end a police chase in North Canterbury on Thursday night were remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Jail for birthday party violence

September 14, 2016 | By More
Jail for birthday party violence

A man has been jailed for 14 months for violence and a firearms incident at a child’s birthday party at Rangiora in December.

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House ‘taken over by drug offenders’, court told

August 28, 2016 | By More
House ‘taken over by drug offenders’, court told

A woman who allowed her house to be taken over by drug offenders, and then “joined in” and supplied methamphetamine herself, was sentenced to home detention in the Christchurch District Court.

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Rangiora woman admits meth dealing

May 26, 2016 | By More
Rangiora woman admits meth dealing

A 25-year-old Rangiora woman is being assessed for home detention after admitting a charge of supplying the class A drug methamphetamine – an offence that carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

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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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