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.
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.
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.
A woman says she will be “haunted forever” after learning that there was a second victim of Sidney John Hurst’s child sexual abuse.
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.
A man who says two women have wrongly remembered alleged sexual indecencies over a decade ago, is on trial in the Christchurch District Court.