Tag: rape

Man admits rape of drunk teenager

May 17, 2017 | By More
Man admits rape of drunk teenager

A 22-year-old has admitted raping a drunk 15-year-old girl in the bushes of a property in Linwood, after she got off a bus and became separated from her friends.

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16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

April 27, 2017 | By More
16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

A man left his sentencing grinning and clapping after being jailed for 16 years on 17 charges including rape, injuring, and assaulting an Italian woman.

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Hung jury in drug and rape trial

April 19, 2017 | By More
Hung jury in drug and rape trial

A jury has been unable to reach agreement in the seven-day trial of a 31-year-old meth dealer charged with stupefying and raping a woman on the West Coast in 2014.

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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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Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

April 10, 2017 | By More
Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

The Crown alleges the date rape drug GHB may have been used on a woman by her meth dealer before he raped her in her Greymouth home.

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Custody remand on rape charge

April 5, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on rape charge

A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody on a charge of raping a 15-year-old girl in Christchurch last month.

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Trial begins on 60-year-old abuse allegations

April 3, 2017 | By More
Trial begins on 60-year-old abuse allegations

A 77-year-old man has gone on trial on sex abuse charges dating back as far as the 1950s.

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Youth’s UN rights breached, says judge

March 17, 2017 | By More
Youth’s UN rights breached, says judge

A judge has ordered the immediate release of an 18-year-old held in solitary detention in the Christchurch Police Station cells for seven days. [Updated report.]

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Court hears ‘powerful’ statement from double rape victim

March 16, 2017 | By More
Court hears ‘powerful’ statement from double rape victim

“I hate being a victim,” a 16-year-old girl wrote in her powerful victim impact statement two years after being raped twice by Corey David Fowler.

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More sex charges against company director

March 9, 2017 | By More
More sex charges against company director

Four more sex charges were laid against company director John Michael Condon, in the Christchurch District Court today.

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