Tag Archive: New Zealand

Jul 19

New Zealand Parliament Apologizes To Men Convicted Of Consensual Homosexual Crimes

New Zealand’s Justice Minister Amy Adams (www.beehive.govt.nz)

Members of New Zealand’s Parliament have apologized to approximately 200 men convicted of homosexual related acts that are no longer considered a crime. Legislation that will expunge their convictions is now being considered by Parliament. Sixteen is the age of consent in New Zealand. New Zealand’s Homosexual Law Reform Act 1986 legalized consensual sexual relations …

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Dec 03

Motorcyclist Acquitted On Appeal Of Indecent Exposure Conviction

Nicolaas Chrisoffel Gert Petrus Nagel has been acquitted of committing indecent exposure while riding his motorcycle in Auckland, New Zealand. In March 2013 a woman in the North Shore area of Auckland saw a motorcycle go by her with a man standing on the seat with his pants pulled down and holding the handlebars with …

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Jun 12

Mother Acquitted By Appeals Court Of Wilful Child Neglect Conviction

New Zealand’s Court of Appeal building in Wellington, New Zealand

A mother has been acquitted by New Zealand’s Court of Appeal of her wilful neglect conviction for smoking methamphetamine when her son was in their house. During a police investigation of the mother’s methamphetamine use a detective obtained a hair sample from her 3-year-old son. The hair tested positive for the presence of a trace …

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Jun 03

Lynette Stewart Cleared Of The Sexual Assault Of A Women That Didn’t Happen

Lynette Stewart Cleared Of The Sexual Assault Of A Women That Didn’t Happen

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May 19

Phillip Johnston and Jaden Knight Awarded Compensation For Wrongful Arson Convictions

Phillip Johnston and Jaden Knight Awarded Compensation For Wrongful Arson Convictions

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Apr 21

Aaron Farmer Awarded $277,000 For 2 Years Wrongful Imprisonment For Rape

Aaron Farmer Awarded $277,000 For 2 Years Wrongful Imprisonment For Rape

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