A 39-year-old man has admitted 10 sexual abuse charges involving an adolescent girl, in the Christchurch District Court.
The man, who has name suppression, pleaded guilty to indecent assault, sexual violation by unlawful sexual connection, four charges of indecent acts on a young person, two charges of sexual violation by rape, abduction for the purpose of sexual connection, and attempted sexual violation.
Two of the indecent act charges are representative charges, which means that they were committed at least once.
Judge Gary MacAskill remanded the man in custody for a Crown sentencing session on May 25.
He asked for a psychiatric report, a pre-sentence report, and a victim impact report to be prepared for the sentencing.