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New Zealand's National Business Review
Two of Hugh Green's children ask court to overrule High Court, remove their sister from family trustempire. Green's daughter Maryanne, who lost her position as a trustee and dire
Two of Hugh Green's children ask court to overrule High Court, remove their sister from family trust
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
empire. Green's daughter Maryanne, who lost her position as a trustee and director earlier, sought a ruling in the High Court at Auckland challenging the validity of a new will that her father signed in April 2012, three months before he... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Dotcom breached asset freezelawyer for 20 Century Fox, which is suing Mr Dotcom for alleged copyright breac
Dotcom breached asset freeze
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
lawyer for 20 Century Fox, which is suing Mr Dotcom for alleged copyright breaches, told Justice Patricia Courtney in the High Court at Auckland that the loan was $220,000, RNZ reports. However, the internet entrepreneur’s lawyer, Ron Mansfield,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Court battle to remove sister from family trustthe business empire. Green's daughter Maryanne, who lost her position as a tru
Court battle to remove sister from family trust
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
the business empire. Green's daughter Maryanne, who lost her position as a trustee and director, sought a ruling in the High Court at Auckland challenging the validity of a new will that her father signed in April 2012, three months before he... Read more
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NZCity
Two jail terms for one crime: the facts- saying he wasn't mentally fit at the time due to his depression and a drug ov
Two jail terms for one crime: the facts
NZCity / Posted yesterday
- saying he wasn't mentally fit at the time due to his depression and a drug overdose * A new trial was ordered in the High Court at Auckland SECOND TRIAL * The Crown argued Lyttelton had murderous intent when he went to Mr Ord's house * He... Read more
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NZCity
$200k in back pay for care of disabled sonnow 70, managed to get the ministry to pay her $14.25 an hour for 29.5 hours a
$200k in back pay for care of disabled son
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
now 70, managed to get the ministry to pay her $14.25 an hour for 29.5 hours a week for Paul's care. On Wednesday, the High Court at Auckland awarded Ms Spencer $208,000 in back pay, concluding what has been a series of complaints and legal... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Neglected woman weighted just 29kgJanuary 16 last year. She weighed just 29kg when she died. Her daughter Cindy
Neglected woman weighted just 29kg
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
January 16 last year. She weighed just 29kg when she died. Her daughter Cindy Melissa Taylor, 43, is on trial before the High Court at Auckland charged with her manslaughter after she allegedly failed to provide her mother with the necessary care... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dead woman had been 'nibbled', manslaughter trial hearsJanuary 16 last year. She weighed just 29kg when she died. Her daughter Cindy
Dead woman had been 'nibbled', manslaughter trial hears
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
January 16 last year. She weighed just 29kg when she died. Her daughter Cindy Melissa Taylor, 43, is on trial before the High Court at Auckland charged with her manslaughter after she allegedly failed to provide her mother with the necessary care... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mobil escapes $10m tank farm cleanupdeliver the land in a completely "uncontaminated condition" at the end of its l
Mobil escapes $10m tank farm cleanup
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
deliver the land in a completely "uncontaminated condition" at the end of its lease term. It took the oil company to the High Court at Auckland, where it was decided that if Mobil was liable, it would pay the council-controlled organisation $10... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Life sentence for killing baby daughterfor murder, with a minimum of 17 years for the 2014 death of Aaliyah Solomon in
Life sentence for killing baby daughter
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
for murder, with a minimum of 17 years for the 2014 death of Aaliyah Solomon in Pukekohe. There were gasps at the High Court at Auckland when the sentence was announced today, but Justice Davison said it needed to hold Solomon accountable... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Troy Solomon, who killed daughter Aaliyah, receives 17-year sentencefor murder with a minimum of 17 years for the death of Aaliyah Solomon in Pukek
Troy Solomon, who killed daughter Aaliyah, receives 17-year sentence
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
for murder with a minimum of 17 years for the death of Aaliyah Solomon in Pukekohe in 2014. There were gasps at the High Court at Auckland when the sentence was announced, but Justice Paul Davison said the sentence needed to hold Solomon... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
On trial over mother's 'miserable death'a three-bedroom house with three other adults." Ena Lai Dung's daughter Cindy
On trial over mother's 'miserable death'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
a three-bedroom house with three other adults." Ena Lai Dung's daughter Cindy Melissa Taylor (43) is on trial before the High Court at Auckland charged with manslaughter after she allegedly failed to provide Dung with the necessary care to keep... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Daughter on trial for manslaughter of motherCindy Melissa Taylor , is on trial before the High Court at Auckland charged wi
Daughter on trial for manslaughter of mother
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Cindy Melissa Taylor , is on trial before the High Court at Auckland charged with her manslaughter. Photo / File A 77-year-old woman was found dead in her bed, lying in her own excrement, naked from the waist down, covered in bed sores, surrounded... Read more
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NZCity
Baby killer sentenced to life behind barslife with the 17-year minimum non-parole period after the death of Aaliyah Izab
Baby killer sentenced to life behind bars
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
life with the 17-year minimum non-parole period after the death of Aaliyah Izabella Betty Solomon. He was sentenced in the High Court at Auckland on Tuesday. Aaliyah died from what Crown prosecutors described as "catastrophic head injuries" at her... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Death of Luke Tipene: When two worlds collideis only months younger than his father when he died - as a new chapter in the f
Death of Luke Tipene: When two worlds collide
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
is only months younger than his father when he died - as a new chapter in the family's tragic history was written in the High Court at Auckland this month.Seventeen-year-old Luke Tipene was an up-and-coming league star. Photo / via... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Teen found guilty of manslaughtera maximum penalty of life imprisonment but most commonly attracts a finite jail
Teen found guilty of manslaughter
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
a maximum penalty of life imprisonment but most commonly attracts a finite jail term. Skeen will be sentenced before the High Court at Auckland on August 16. Outside court Tipene's uncle Sean Wilson said the experience of going through two... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Luke Tipene trial: Teen found guilty of manslaughterthat afternoon too, both of which could have clouded his judgement. Manslaught
Luke Tipene trial: Teen found guilty of manslaughter
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
that afternoon too, both of which could have clouded his judgement. Manslaughter carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment but most commonly attracts a finite jail term. Skeen will be sentenced before the High Court at Auckland on Augu... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Luke Tipene murder trial: Jury retiresto death by a teenager during a street brawl. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, has sp
Luke Tipene murder trial: Jury retires
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
to death by a teenager during a street brawl. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, has spent more than a week in the dock at the High Court at Auckland on trial over the alleged murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. Justice Mary Peters... Read more
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NZCity
Jury retires in teen murder trialkilled another by plunging a broken beer bottle into his neck is guilty of murd
Jury retires in teen murder trial
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
killed another by plunging a broken beer bottle into his neck is guilty of murder. Vincent Skeen, 18, is on trial in the High Court at Auckland, accused of murdering 17-year-old Luke Tipene in Grey Lynn in the early hours of November 1,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Murder accused probably 'swinging out blindly'out blindly" with a broken bottle, his lawyer says. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18,
Murder accused probably 'swinging out blindly'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
out blindly" with a broken bottle, his lawyer says. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, has spent the week in the dock in the High Court at Auckland on trial for the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. The pair fought after Grey... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tipene murder accused had no intention to kill: lawyerout blindly" with a broken bottle, his lawyer says. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18,
Tipene murder accused had no intention to kill: lawyer
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
out blindly" with a broken bottle, his lawyer says. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, has spent the week in the dock at the High Court at Auckland on trial for the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. The pair fought after Grey... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Luke Tipene murder trial: Crown's closing addressDickey told the jury in his closing address this morning. Vincent Angene Skeen
Luke Tipene murder trial: Crown's closing address
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Dickey told the jury in his closing address this morning. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, has spent the week in the dock in the High Court at Auckland on trial over the alleged murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. Violence broke out... Read more
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NZCity
Rage behind fatal bottle attack: Crownbroken bottle deep into a young rugby league player's neck, killing him, a cour
Rage behind fatal bottle attack: Crown
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
broken bottle deep into a young rugby league player's neck, killing him, a court has heard. Skeen, 18, is on trial in the High Court at Auckland accused of murdering 17-year-old Luke Tipene in Grey Lynn in the early hours of November 1, 2014. Mr... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Banks fails to recoup court coststo recoup costs of $190,000 after he cleared his name in relation to electoral-
John Banks fails to recoup court costs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
to recoup costs of $190,000 after he cleared his name in relation to electoral-fraud charges. The matter came before the High Court at Auckland last week where Banks' counsel David Jones, QC, said his client had suffered a "grave injustice" and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Banks fails to recoup court coststo recoup costs of $190,000 after he cleared his name in relation to electoral-
John Banks fails to recoup court costs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
to recoup costs of $190,000 after he cleared his name in relation to electoral-fraud charges. The matter came before the High Court at Auckland last week where Banks' counsel David Jones, QC, said his client had suffered a "grave injustice" and... Read more
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NZCity
The John Banks/Kim Dotcom saga timelineresigns his ministerial portfolios; solicitor-general takes over the case * Ma
The John Banks/Kim Dotcom saga timeline
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
resigns his ministerial portfolios; solicitor-general takes over the case * May 2014: 10-day judge-alone trial in the High Court at Auckland, after which Mr Banks found guilty of a charge of knowingly filing a false electoral return * June... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Banks denied 'grave injustice' costsbut in a decision today declined Mr Banks’ costs application. Mr Banks’ lawyer
Banks denied 'grave injustice' costs
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
but in a decision today declined Mr Banks’ costs application. Mr Banks’ lawyer David Jones, QC, told Justice Wylie in the High Court at Auckland there was now a "certain amount of water under the bridge" and the dynamic of the case had been... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Court Report: life is full of compromisesfirst of two court dates between the government agency and the company it deman
Court Report: life is full of compromises
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
first of two court dates between the government agency and the company it demanded return a $400,000 grant began in the High Court at Auckland this week. At issue was a 15c in the dollar creditors’ compromise Trends came up with in May last... Read more
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NZCity
Review after pedophile flouts supervisionman Michael Lesley Stevens, 30, was sentenced to preventive detention and a min
Review after pedophile flouts supervision
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
man Michael Lesley Stevens, 30, was sentenced to preventive detention and a minimum of five years in prison in the High Court at Auckland on Tuesday. He previously pleaded guilty to a raft of child sex charges, including two charges of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tipene murder accused: I 'messed up'rugby league player told a mate he had "caked it", moments after the stabbing,
Tipene murder accused: I 'messed up'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
rugby league player told a mate he had "caked it", moments after the stabbing, a court has heard. The witness told the High Court at Auckland this morning it was slang for: "I messed up". Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, is on trial before Justice... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Godfrey Hirst argues for leave to appeal decision over wool scouring mergerin the country longer term. The idea is to avoid the off-shoring of scouring th
Godfrey Hirst argues for leave to appeal decision over wool scouring merger
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 14 days ago
in the country longer term. The idea is to avoid the off-shoring of scouring that has occurred in Australia. In the High Court at Auckland today, Godfrey Hirst's lawyer John Dixon said it was seeking leave to argue its appeal before the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Auckland activist loses rates battleover her unpaid rates. Chief High Court judge Justice Geoffrey Venning yesterd
Auckland activist loses rates battle
Otago Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
over her unpaid rates. Chief High Court judge Justice Geoffrey Venning yesterday dismissed an appeal by Bright in the High Court at Auckland. Bright had appealed a decision, made by the Auckland District Court in February, which required her... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Luke Tipene murder trial: 'I just stabbed that c***.'had stabbed the victim moments after the alleged attack, a witness says. Vince
Luke Tipene murder trial: 'I just stabbed that c***.'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
had stabbed the victim moments after the alleged attack, a witness says. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, is on trial before the High Court at Auckland accused of the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. Carl Jota, 19, spent the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Activist Penny Bright loses latest battle with council over unpaid ratesover her unpaid rates. Chief High Court judge Justice Geoffrey Venning dismiss
Activist Penny Bright loses latest battle with council over unpaid rates
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
over her unpaid rates. Chief High Court judge Justice Geoffrey Venning dismissed an appeal by Bright on Monday in the High Court at Auckland. Bright had appealed a decision, made by the Auckland District Court in February, which required her... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Teen describes chaotic street brawl scenestreet brawl has described the chaotic scenes on the night of his death. Vince
Teen describes chaotic street brawl scene
Otago Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
street brawl has described the chaotic scenes on the night of his death. Vincent Angene Skeen (18) is on trial before the High Court at Auckland, accused of the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. The victim and his cousins... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Luke Tipene murder trial: 'We tried to block all his blood from coming out'described the chaotic scenes on the night of his death. Vincent Angene Skeen,
Luke Tipene murder trial: 'We tried to block all his blood from coming out'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
described the chaotic scenes on the night of his death. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, is on trial for a second time before the High Court at Auckland, accused of the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. The victim and his cousins... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Paedophile behind bars until no longer a riskorder supposed to stop him from reoffending. Michael Lesley Stevens (30) was s
Paedophile behind bars until no longer a risk
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
order supposed to stop him from reoffending. Michael Lesley Stevens (30) was sentenced to preventive detention before the High Court at Auckland this morning. He will be behind bars indefinitely, until Corrections believe the community is no... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paedophile jailed indefinitely over reoffendingMichael Lesley Stevens was sentenced to preventive detention before the High Co
Paedophile jailed indefinitely over reoffending
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Michael Lesley Stevens was sentenced to preventive detention before the High Court at Auckland this morning. Photo / Police A paedophile was found with nearly 5000 child abuse images while subject to a strict supervision order supposed to stop him... Read more
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NZCity
Preventive detention for child predatorLesley Stevens, 30, has been sentenced to preventive detention and a minimum of
Preventive detention for child predator
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
Lesley Stevens, 30, has been sentenced to preventive detention and a minimum of five years in prison after appearing in the High Court at Auckland on Tuesday. He previously pleaded guilty to a raft of child sex charges charges, including two... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'The bottle went into Luke's throat'"squirting" from his neck on after he was stabbed with a broken bottle. Vincen
'The bottle went into Luke's throat'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
"squirting" from his neck on after he was stabbed with a broken bottle. Vincent Angene Skeen, 18, is on trial before the High Court at Auckland accused of the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene on November 1, 2014. Tipene's cousin 20-year-old... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Rising league star stabbed in neckstreet after an enraged teen attacked him with a broken beer bottle, the Crown
Rising league star stabbed in neck
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
street after an enraged teen attacked him with a broken beer bottle, the Crown says. Vincent Skeen (18) is before the High Court at Auckland for a retrial; charged with the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene in the early hours of November 1,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Luke Tipene murder trial: Teen stabbed in neck during street fightstreet after an enraged teen attacked him with a broken beer bottle, the Crown
Luke Tipene murder trial: Teen stabbed in neck during street fight
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
street after an enraged teen attacked him with a broken beer bottle, the Crown says. Vincent Skeen, 18, is before the High Court at Auckland for a retrial; charged with the murder of 17-year-old Luke Tipene in the early hours of November 1,... Read more
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NZCity
Teen murder trial due to startThe man accused of murdering a promising rugby league player is set to face tri
Teen murder trial due to start
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
The man accused of murdering a promising rugby league player is set to face trial. Vincent Skeen is on trial at the High Court at Auckland accused of murdering Luke Tipene, then 17, in the Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn in the early hours of November... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
1080 blackmailer has sentence extendedone of selling class-C Benzylpiperazine (BZP), a psychoactive substance found i
1080 blackmailer has sentence extended
Otago Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
one of selling class-C Benzylpiperazine (BZP), a psychoactive substance found in party pills, and was sentenced before the High Court at Auckland this morning. "It is bringing to an end a very sorry part of this man's life," Kerr's lawyer John... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
1080 blackmailer has 15 months added to sentence for drug chargesone of selling class-C Benzylpiperazine (BZP), a psychoactive substance found i
1080 blackmailer has 15 months added to sentence for drug charges
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
one of selling class-C Benzylpiperazine (BZP), a psychoactive substance found in party pills, and was sentenced before the High Court at Auckland this morning. "It is bringing to an end a very sorry part of this man's life," Kerr's lawyer John... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Banks seeking costs for 'grave injustice,' judge apologisesfrom the Crown for the hearings that led to his acquittal. His lawyer David Jo
Banks seeking costs for 'grave injustice,' judge apologises
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 19 days ago
from the Crown for the hearings that led to his acquittal. His lawyer David Jones, QC, today told Justice Ed Wylie in the High Court at Auckland there was now a "certain amount of water under the bridge" and the dynamic of the case had been... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Banks seeks costs over wrongful convictionand rules he should not stand trial again • Mar 2016 - Banks is awarded $66,20
Banks seeks costs over wrongful conviction
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
and rules he should not stand trial again • Mar 2016 - Banks is awarded $66,200 in costs for the hearings that resulted in his acquittal • July 2016 - The High Court at Auckland will hear his application for further costs related to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Banks back in court to seek costs over electoral return caseand rules he should not stand trial again ? Mar 2016 � Banks is awarded $66,20
Banks back in court to seek costs over electoral return case
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
and rules he should not stand trial again ? Mar 2016 � Banks is awarded $66,200 in costs for the hearings that resulted in his acquittal ? July 2016 � The High Court at Auckland will hear his application for further costs related to... Read more
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NZCity
Mother charged with murdering girlfor her 44-year-old mother Evelyn Sen - who is charged with charged with the gi
Mother charged with murdering girl
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
for her 44-year-old mother Evelyn Sen - who is charged with charged with the girl's murder - appeared on her behalf in the High Court at Auckland on Wednesday. A suppression on Sen's name was lifted by Justice Graham Lang. A trial date has been... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Family of victim forgives drink driverof 22-year-old Raveuatutaua "Lovey" Taimani, the first road death last year, an
Family of victim forgives drink driver
Otago Daily Times / Posted 22 days ago
of 22-year-old Raveuatutaua "Lovey" Taimani, the first road death last year, and was jailed for four years. In the High Court at Auckland today, the victim's 25-year-old sister Fipe Taimani said the pain and grief caused by the incident was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Family forgives killer driver in New Year's Day crashof 22-year-old Raveuatutaua "Lovey" Taimani, the first road death last year, an
Family forgives killer driver in New Year's Day crash
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
of 22-year-old Raveuatutaua "Lovey" Taimani, the first road death last year, and was jailed for four years. In the High Court at Auckland today, the victim's 25-year-old sister Fipe Taimani said the pain and grief caused by the incident was... Read more
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