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Child sex offender jailed for minimum of 20 years

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 5:43 pm | EPAT Child Alert

Today in the Napier High Court Aaron Ellmers was convicted on 60 charges, relating to sex offences against four children, aged between 13 months and 13 years, as well as trading illicit films and photos on international child pornography sites. More >>

Sex Offender Abuses Vulnerable Children

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 10:12 am | EPAT Child Alert

Today in the Auckland High Court a man was found guilty of 19 charges pertaining to sex with underage girls, aged between 12 and 16 years. The jury found him not guilty on supply of drugs. More >>

Age no Barrier?

Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 4:16 pm | EPAT Child Alert

Yesterday a Blenheim man admitted to 20 charges of storing objectionable child pornography. The 37 year old was convicted and remanded for sentencing according to the Marlborough Express. More >>

Child protection – or school statistics?

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 5:36 pm | EPAT Child Alert

According to a report in The Press today a man charged with possessing and distributing child pornography has been granted bail and name suppression until his sentencing in February 2012. The 33 year old had his laptop computers and a camera seized and ... More >>

Man Attempts to Smuggle Child Sex Abuse Images into NZ

Monday, 30 May 2011, 5:32 pm | EPAT Child Alert

A New Zealand man, 43-year-old Andrew Floyd Williams has been sentenced to jail for one year and eleven months for smuggling child sex abuse images into the country on his return from Thailand. More >>

Internet filter proves its worth

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 1:22 pm | EPAT Child Alert

Child protection agency, ECPAT Child ALERT, says an Internet filter, operated by the Department of Internal Affairs is making a valuable contribution towards reducing access to illegal child sex abuse sites. Introduced 12 months ago, the Digital Child ... More >>

Silence Does Not Solve Problems

Tuesday, 26 April 2011, 3:00 pm | EPAT Child Alert

On Friday 22 April 2011 a 78 year old man was convicted in the Palmerston North District Court for historic sexual offending over three decades against victims including his own family. More >>

Student walkers reach Auckland from Bluff

Monday, 17 January 2011, 1:27 pm | EPAT Child Alert

Student walkers reach Auckland from Bluff Kate Medlicott and Tim Geaney left the Bluff on 15 November to walk to Cape Reinga. Today they arrive in Auckland and head north on the last leg of their incredible walk to draw attention to the need for ... More >>

HIV Positive Child Rapist Receives Reduced Sentence

Wednesday, 15 December 2010, 3:57 pm | EPAT Child Alert

An HIV-positive man who sexually abused two children under 12 after serving time in jail for a similar offence has avoided an indefinite jail term. Roy Francis, 27, was sentenced in the High Court at Auckland yesterday to nine years and four months' ... More >>