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Section 106 Discharge without Conviction Application and keeping your record clean

Section 106 Discharge without Conviction Application and keeping your record clean

Have you recently pleaded guilty or been found guilty of a criminal offence? Are you going to be sentenced in the near future? You may…

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Be safe rather than sorry this Christmas

Be safe rather than sorry this Christmas

As Christmas approaches it is a great time to relax, eat and be Merry but not too Merry if you need to drive home.  The…

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New Zealand’s Record High Prison Population and what will be done about it?

New Zealand’s Record High Prison Population and what will be done about it?

The Bail Amendment Act, introduced in 2013 has a lot to answer for New Zealand's burgeoning prison population.  When the Bail Act was amended, a…

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Large scale meth production in Headhunters Drug Bust worth $280,000-500,000

Large scale meth production in Headhunters Drug Bust worth $280,000-500,000

The trial of patched members and associates of the Headhunters motorcycle gang allegedly involved in a massive organised crime bust occurred in February of 2017.…

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Father accused of killing daughter: ‘All I remember was the bang’

Father accused of killing daughter: ‘All I remember was the bang’

A man accused of the manslaughter of his 2-year-old daughter has told a court he planned to throw a sawn-off shotgun in a rubbish skip…

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Why you need to watch online behaviour: Dunedin man jailed for posting photos of ex online

Why you need to watch online behaviour: Dunedin man jailed for posting photos of ex online

The Harmful Digital Communications Act creates a new criminal offence for “causing harm by posting a digital communication”. The posting can include text messages sent…

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Police have admitted they eavesdropped on people’s conversations ahead of this morning’s raids on the Head Hunters bike gang

Police have admitted they eavesdropped on people’s conversations ahead of this morning’s raids on the Head Hunters bike gang

The major police operation saw 10 people arrested. Three of them are inmates of the troubled Mount Eden Prison where the Corrections Department has just…

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Court of Appeal rules cellphone evidence inadmissible in kidnapping and aggravated robbery case

Court of Appeal rules cellphone evidence inadmissible in kidnapping and aggravated robbery case

The Court of Appeal has ruled that evidence obtained by the Police from the Defendant’s cellphone was inadmissible and could not be used in his…

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