The bulldozer-driving hero of the Port Hills fires has been jailed for 12 years for child sex offending including rape.
A 68-year-old man convicted of repeated sexual abuse of a teenage boy has been assessed as still posing a “medium-to-high” risk as he begins a long jail term.
A 70-year-old businessman sentenced to three years’ prison for sexually violating a 14-year-old will pay $10,000 emotional harm reparation into a trust for her.
A woman has told how she carved the word “whore” on her own leg when she self-harmed after being raped by Matthew Garland Kelly.
A peacekeeper who witnessed the aftermath of the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian War and then worked as a prison officer, has now been jailed for 12 years for child sex abuse.
A Christchurch pre-school teacher in his 60s has pleaded not guilty to 18 child sex abuse charges in the Christchurch District Court.
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.
A Christchurch teacher in his 60s has been remanded on 17 sexual abuse charges, some dating back 14 years.
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.
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.