Tag: child sex abuse

Teacher denies 18 child sex abuse charges

September 13, 2018 | By More
Teacher denies 18 child sex abuse charges

A Christchurch pre-school teacher in his 60s has pleaded not guilty to 18 child sex abuse charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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13-year term for child sex offender

September 12, 2018 | By More
13-year term for child sex offender

Two child victims of a sex offender jailed for 13 years 6 months had kept their “poise and dignity” throughout the court process, a judge noted at the Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Teacher faces sex charges

August 22, 2018 | By More
Teacher faces sex charges

A Christchurch teacher in his 60s has been remanded on 17 sexual abuse charges, some dating back 14 years.

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Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

August 21, 2018 | By More
Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

A jury has found a 51-year-old man guilty of 28 sex offences involving five girls at the end of an 11-day Christchurch District Court trial.

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Five girls allege sexual assaults

August 7, 2018 | By More
Five girls allege sexual assaults

Five women will give evidence alleging child sex abuse by a 51-year-old man who has gone on trial in the Christchurch District Court.

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17-year sentence for child rape offences

August 6, 2018 | By More
17-year sentence for child rape offences

A judge has rejected an assessment that a convicted child sex abuse offender was a low risk of offending, and jailed him for 17 years 2 months in the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Trusted granddad’ jailed for child sexual abuse

July 6, 2018 | By More
‘Trusted granddad’ jailed for child sexual abuse

A family had carefully educated their five-year-old girl not to have secrets, and her “trusted grandfather” is now in jail for her sexual abuse.

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Child sex abuse victim will be ‘haunted forever’

June 14, 2017 | By More
Child sex abuse victim will be ‘haunted forever’

A woman says she will be “haunted forever” after learning that there was a second victim of Sidney John Hurst’s child sexual abuse.

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Guilty verdicts in historic sex trial

April 13, 2017 | By More
Guilty verdicts in historic sex trial

A jury has accepted two women’s evidence of sex offending dating back as far as the 1950s, and convicted a 77-year-old man on eight charges.

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Memory expert to give evidence at sex abuse trial

March 20, 2017 | By More
Memory expert to give evidence at sex abuse trial

A man who says two women have wrongly remembered alleged sexual indecencies over a decade ago, is on trial in the Christchurch District Court.

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