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Appeal ‘agonising’ for family

Friday, June 12 The family of an Oamaru five-year-old who was killed in a collision near Moeraki in February say it is ``disappointing and agonising''...

Family calls for govt action

The grieving family of Ruby Marris say the Government need to regulate the hiring and licensing of all rental vehicles to overseas tourists. Jing Cao,...

Revealed: court costs $600,000

The Ministry of Justice has spent a significant sum of money on court services in Oamaru since the old courthouse was closed in 2011. The...

‘Ugliness’ continues: sister

Thursday, April 16 The lawyer who defended one of the four men found guilty of the murder of North Otago man Justin McFarlane believes it...

Judges view pleases family

Wednesday, April 15 The family of the Oamaru five-year-old, who died following a vehicle collision near Moeraki in February, are pleased a judge has recognised...

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The Oamaru District Court was held at the hearing facility on Humber St yesterday and was presided over by Judge Joanna Maze. Wayne Ross Bloomfield,...

Shearer jailed for police assault

A Kurow man was sentenced to imprisonment yesterday after an incident which lead to the assault of two police officers and an ambulance officer. Shaun...

Court disposal still at early stage

The Oamaru courthouse is still at the first stage of Land Information New Zealand's disposal process. The courthouse, a category one listed building, was closed...

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The Oamaru District Court was held in the prefabricated facility on Humber St yesterday and was presided over by Judge Joanna Maze. Clay Richard Mills,...

Court upgrade progressing

The Ministry of Justice has announced upgrades to Oamaru's prefabricated court facility are due to be completed in March. The portacom building, located in the...

Oamaru District Court

The Oamaru District Court was held for the first time this year at the Humber St facility yesterday and was presided over by Judge...

Home detention for Oamaru drink-driver

An Oamaru woman was sentenced to home detention for drink-driving nearly four times over the legal limit. Cheryl Patricia Bedford, 48, caregiver, of Oamaru, appeared...

Sentenced to community work, reparation

A deceitful call to police and a fake drug deal landed two men in the Oamaru District Court yesterday. An Oamaru man along with his...

Court options explored

The Ministry of Justice is looking at ways to improve layout and sizing issues at the Oamaru District Court. The new facility, which is situated...

Court hears of conversation after death

The High Court in Dunedin yesterday heard from a close confident of murder accused Steven Boskell of what he said was a conversation about...
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