Rapist and murderer Liam Reid takes out injunction

A man who was handed the second-longest jail term in New Zealand history has taken out an injunction against the country's largest production company.

Liam Reid, a convicted rapist and murderer, has applied to the High Court for an injunction against South Pacific Pictures, The New Zealand Herald reported.

Reid was convicted of the murder of deaf woman Emma Agnew in 2007 and the rape, attempted murder and robbery of a 21-year-old just nine days later.

Liam Reid (pictured), a convicted rapist and murderer, has applied to the High Court for an injunction against South Pacific Pictures

Liam Reid (pictured), a convicted rapist and murderer, has applied to the High Court for an injunction against South Pacific Pictures

Reid was handed the second-longest jail term in New Zealand history in 2008 after raping and murdering deaf woman Emma Agnew (pictured)

Reid was handed the second-longest jail term in New Zealand history in 2008 after raping and murdering deaf woman Emma Agnew (pictured)

The criminal had 61 previous convictions when he appeared in court in 2008 and was labeled an 'evil and dangerous predator' by the judge. 

He was sentenced to a minimum of 23-years without chance of parole.

Reid's injunction was called in the High Court on Wednesday morning, and a hearing date has been set for next month.

Little is known about what the injunction is intended to halt, but Reid will be representing himself at the

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