A West Coast man with a history of sex offending spanning 30 years has been jailed under an open-ended preventive detention sentence, in the High Court at Christchurch.
A man has been found guilty of nine sex charges involving two victims, at the end of an eight-day jury trial in the Christchurch District Court.
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 judge continued to refer to Rakesh Kumar Chawdhry as “Dr Chawdhry” at his latest sentencing because even after 13 indecency convictions he has still not been struck off.
After exchanging 1300 instant Facebook messages and 18,000 texts with a 13-year-old girl – including naked photos – a 35-year-old man has admitted meeting and sexually assaulting her.
A Christchurch businessman who preyed sexually on seven young teenagers has been jailed for four years nine months on 11 indecency charges.
A Christchurch businessman who preyed sexually on teenage girls – including Child, Youth, and Family runaways – has admitted 12 charges just as his jury trial was due to begin.
A Richmond man has been remanded in custody on charges of kidnapping two women and sexual assault.
A Christchurch teacher in his 60s has been remanded on 17 sexual abuse charges, some dating back 14 years.
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.