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 37-year-old man has gone on trial on 17 sexual assault charges against three women, one of them aged 11 years when the alleged offending began.
Uber driver Moses Gengo-Yon Ravanes is in custody facing sentencing for rape after a jury found him guilty on the fourth day of his trial in the Christchurch District Court.
Life imprisonment with a 28-year non-parole term was handed down to Paul Pounamu Tainui in the High Court at Christchurch today, for his second murder in 24 years.
An Uber driver told police he was “shocked” when a woman passenger asked him for sex on a journey to her home from a city bar.
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.