Crime

One of the two people involved in an altercation a week ago has been given interim name suppression by the High Court.

A 44-year-old father has been jailed for two months, for what the judge called a “poor decision”.

Chief Justice Sir Hugh Williams QC has warned a 19-year-old teenager to comply with his probation conditions or face jail.

The defence, the prosecution and the mother of a boy run over when he was crossing the road, all said the driver should not go to jail – but yesterday, the Chief Justice handed down a prison sentence. 

Children and teachers at Te Uki Ou have been left speechless – quite literally – at the theft of speakers they use for announcements and much more. 

The fourth young man involved in the Tex Mart aggravated robbery earlier this year has pleaded guilty.

EBA charge proves costly

Monday August 17, 2020

A man charged with excess blood alcohol and careless driving has been ordered to pay reparations of $2,990 for damaging a motor vehicle.

A first-time offender was convicted and given a six-month suspended sentence for assaulting a woman.

A man received serious cuts to the forearm in a fight involving cane knives at a popular “after hours” hangout spot in town. 

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