A man convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend in a jealous,
revenge-driven rage has been sentenced to life imprisonment,
with a non-parole period of 14 and a half years.
A man accused of murdering Canterbury dairy farmer sounded
shocked when a friend phoned him to say Sameera Chandrasena
Battelage had been found dead, saying, "Don't lie man," a
court has heard.
The widow of a young father killed in a hedge-trimming
accident was last night left wondering how she was going to
tell her young son that his "hero" dad wasn't coming home
The Government will pay $2.9 billion towards Christchurch
city centre's $4.8 billion post-earthquake big ticket
blueprint projects, it's been announced today.
Canterbury dairy farmer Sameera Chandrasena Battelage was
brutally murdered after an eight-month affair, a court heard
A jury has been empanelled this morning in the trial of two
Sri Lankan men accused of murdering fellow countryman Sameera
Legal highs must be banned sooner rather than later, says a
Coroner who notes they are cropping up in more and more
Prisoners are being put to work fixing earthquake-damaged
houses in Christchurch.
The friend and flatmate of teen killer Jeremy McLaughlin who
helped him try and get away with the burglary and arson of
murder victim Jade Bayliss' house has been sentenced to 200
hours of community work.
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