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Spike in child exploitation cases spark calls for action

Monday, 24 September 2018, 10:57 am | ECPAT Child ALERT

The last month has seen an increase in media reports of cases featuring commercial sexual exploitation, where girls and young women have been sexually exploited for money by people close to them. More >>

Kids saved from sex abuse livestream by Kiwi cops

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 5:07 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

Media release that was in High Court yesterday about Kids saved from sex abuse livestream by Kiwi cops More >>

Tireless champion for children’s rights dies

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 12:03 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

Ron O’Grady died yesterday at the age of 83 following a battle with cancer. Founder of what is now known as ECPAT (a global network of child protection agencies in over 75 countries around the world) Ron was a fearless and determined advocate who managed ... More >>

Media giants move to combat child sex abuse images

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 9:02 am | ECPAT Child ALERT

Google has agreed to introduce changes which will prevent child pornography from appearing from more than 100,000 different searches. More >>

The long arm of the law!

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 3:14 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

New Zealand Law Enforcement Tip Off results in arrest of a high profile educator charged with child sex offences in Canada More >>

“The ultimate parental depravity “

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 9:41 am | ECPAT Child ALERT

The 27-year-old South Canterbury man was sentenced in the Oamaru District Court this afternoon to eight years 10 months' imprisonment by Judge Joanna Maze for offending which will have a profound effect on his child. More >>

Child sex abuse images conviction reveals social issue

Monday, 15 April 2013, 4:10 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

According to The Christchurch Press John Louis Francis Schaper, 33, was jailed for two years and four months after admitting making child pornography images available to a police officer who was using a fictitious profile online. Schaper was online ... More >>

Child protection agency applauds NZ Police

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 5:43 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

A 49-year-old man in Ireland who offered to show a live film on the internet of himself having sex with a 13 year old boy was caught after Irish law enforcement received a tip-off from police in Britain and New Zealand. More >>

Government Moves In On Child Sex Offenders

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 3:47 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced Government plans to increase maximum penalties for child pornography offences and to future-proof laws against advances in technology. More >>

Man posing as woman guilty of grooming boys on Internet

Thursday, 3 May 2012, 6:32 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

According to an article in the NZ Herald today a sexual predator who posed online as a pretty 18-year-old woman to lure young boys has pleaded guilty today to a number of charges. More >>

Concern Over Release Of Sex Offender

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 2:31 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

The New Zealand Parole Board has confirmed that Graeme Murray Purvis, 47 of Dunedin and a recidivist child sex abuser will be released this week. More >>

Sentence For Overseas Sex Offending Applauded

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 2:29 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

Today in the Auckland District Court Glenn Roderick Holland, 67 was sentenced to three years in jail for being party to sexual conduct with a child outside of New Zealand and for being in possession of illegal child sex abuse images. ECPAT Child ... More >>

Children’s Day - Treasure our Children

Friday, 2 March 2012, 11:01 am | ECPAT Child ALERT

Sunday 4 March 2012 is Children’s Day! This year’s theme is ‘treasure our children’. All over the country there will be fun events for children and families. This is a special day to celebrate our children and to acknowledge that each one is a precious ... More >>

Turangi Teen Rapist Sentenced

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 2:56 pm | ECPAT Child ALERT

Today in the Rotorua District Court the 16 year old who raped the 5 year old daughter of overseas tourists in Turangi last December was sentenced to 10 years in jail. The youth, Raurangi Marino has himself come from a violent background and a dysfunctional ... More >>

International Cooperation Results in Strong Sentence

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 10:34 am | ECPAT Child ALERT

Today an Auckland man, Travis Jay Hulme, who had been found with thousands of images and movies depicting bestiality and abuse of children has had an appeal for home detention rejected and will serve 22 months jail. He was sentenced last year but ... More >>

Offenders should not hide behind name suppression

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 10:42 am | ECPAT Child ALERT

According to the New Zealand Herald a prominent Waikato businessman caught sharing child porn with an undercover investigator in an online chatroom is now fighting to keep his identity secret. More >>