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If a person is caught driving over the limit of alcohol for
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I am an Australian passport holder living in NZ for 55
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Please can you tell me the maximum penalty for the following
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My husband has been charged with excess breath alcohol (over
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I have a staff member that had 3 beers and has just been
hi, i have a staff member that had 3 beers and has just been pulled over and is over the 250 limit what is the best thing to do? how can we get another 30 odd minutes? regards Carl(###) ###-####… read more
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I have a family member who is facing a drink driving charge.
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hello i was recently arrested for drunk driving and am trying
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On the 2nd January my son was riding a go cart at his mates
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A man was in NZ and using his brothers passport for ID. His
A man was in NZ and using his brother's passport for ID. His brother's police record now shows: o Male Assaults Female (Manually). Committed in January 1998. Convicted and sentenced to pay a fine of $… read more
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Got summons for drink driving yesterday. BAC was 127. Never
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Can you please advise if there is anyway criminal convictions
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I was pulled over for driving over the alcohol limit recently
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Im a NZ resident, I was charged that drave with excess breath
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Hello. i am currently in New Zealand and recently was charged
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I have recently been charged with a drink driving offence,
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My son is applying for a work visa for New Zealand as he has
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I have had a first offence (in 30yrs of driving) of a dui and
I have had a first offence (in 30yrs of driving) of a dui and am to appear in court - would you recommend I have a lawyer or would the duty solicitor suffice? I understand the minimum is 6 month licen… read more
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