Paul Pounamu Tainui can now be revealed as the man who has admitted raping and murdering Nicole Marie Tuxford in her Merivale home 10 months ago – the second woman he has murdered.
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 woman spoke of her feelings of “toxic shame” after being sexually abused as a 16-year-old, before seeing her abuser jailed for six 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.
The woman Luke James Henry was convicted of assaulting, kidnapping, and raping described him as “an evil predator” before a judge imposed an open-ended jail…
The Crown has asked for the necessary health assessors’ reports so that an open-ended preventive detention sentence can be considered for Luke James Henry, 34,…
A jury has thrown out all 18 child sex abuse charges against a West Coast man who had been blackmailed by two of his three…
A jury will have to decide whether conspiracy, revenge, and lies has led to a 45-year-old man being put on trial for child sex abuse offending.