Several harness racing industry figures are denying fraud conspiracy charges alleging race fixing and electing trial by jury.
Wide-ranging suppressions apply to appearances by harness racing figures who were called before the Christchurch District Court today on charges including race fixing and drugs.
Name suppression was granted to an 18-year-old man charged with the murder of a man whose body was found on a Woodend property at the weekend.
Name suppression for a couple who have been charged with a $1.4m theft will be appealed in the High Court in Christchurch after Judge Paul Kellar refused to continue the order today.
A 23-year-old woman carried out a slash attack on another woman’s face because she believed she was a Japanese spy who was recording her thoughts.
Name suppression has lapsed for a teenager charged over a serious assault at a Northcote property in February.
Continued name suppression has been granted to a teenager charged with a serious assault at a Northcote Road house at the weekend.
A blackmailer’s request for final name suppression has been rejected by Christchurch District Court Judge Raoul Neave as he imposed a home detention sentence.
Evidence from 14 men alleging indecencies by a Christchurch doctor has been suppressed until later in the three-week Christchurch District Court trial.
A 60-year-old North Canterbury man charged with sex offending against six women or girls – including stupefying three of them – has been remanded on bail at the Christchurch District Court.