–lawyer A child sex offenders register could be in place by next year – but the Government’s lawyer says it breaks human rights laws. Social development minister Anne Tolley introduced legislation on Thursday afternoon to establish a database of all sex offenders aged 18 or over. But Attorney-General Chris FinlaysonContinue Reading

Alleged sexual offending spanned 20 years. — News (@NZStuff) October 6, 2015 Most of the alleged offending happened in the Waikato area in the 1990s, police said. “There are at least 10 victims known to police,” Detective Senior Sergeant Brent Matuku said. “They include male and femaleContinue Reading A newly-graduated Waikato teacher who had a three-month sexual relationship with a student during which they exchanged 8000 texts has been thrown out of the profession. Kelsey Rebekah Allen, 24, was a physical education and health teacher at Morrinsville College in 2014 when she entered into a relationship withContinue Reading

Press Release 17 June 2015 Offenders who have experienced childhood sexual abuse are now receiving targeted counselling services through an innovative collaborative partnership between Corrections and Nelson’s SVS – Living Safe. “A large proportion of offenders have themselves been victims,” says Polly Cunningham, Corrections District Manager for Nelson, Marlborough, WestContinue Reading

Dunedin sex attack victim struggles to get information: A sexual violation victim is upset government agencies… — Christchurch News (@ChristchurchDay) June 21, 2015 Immigration New Zealand (INZ) confirmed Bell would be deported “as soon as practicable after his release from prison”. The Victims’ Rights Act 2002 includes notification ofContinue Reading